Members' books

In this section we announce recently published books by IAMCR members to the IAMCR community. If you are a member of IAMCR and would like to have your recent book listed, send us a message...


Edited by Maria B. Marron, this book argues that, although women’s experiences under misogyny are by no means universal, patriarchal social and institutional systems facilitate gender-based hostility across the globe.
By Nirit Weiss-Blatt, this book provides an in-depth analysis of the evolution of tech journalism. It illuminates the profound changes in the power dynamics between the media and the tech giants it covers.
By Ishani Mukherjee and Maggie Griffith Williams, this book draws on existing scholarship on global movements and intercultural communication in cinema to analyze six cross-cultural films.
In this book, Lance Bennett challenges readers to consider how best to approach the environmental crisis by changing how we think about the relationships between environment, economy, and democracy.
Edited By Chin-Chung Chao and Louisa Ha, this book is an interdisciplinary anthology grounded in scholarly research that offers a concise but in-depth examination and exposition of leadership that helps readers better grasp the basics of the various aspects of Asian leadership.
Edited By Daya Kishan Thussu and Kaarle Nordenstreng, this collection makes a significant intervention in the ongoing debates about comparative communication research and thus contributes to the further internationalization of media and communication studies.
Edited by Hopeton Dunn, Dumisani Moyo, William Lesitaokana and Shanade Bianca Barnabas, this book brings together scholars from Africa and the Caribbean to provide a sustained and rigorous exploration of media, culture, and technology in diverse countries of the Global South.
In this book, Finnish scholar Kaarle Nordenstreng provides a unique account of the Prague-based International Organization of Journalists, a group that was at one time the world’s largest media association.
Edited by Stefania Milan, Emiliano Treré and Silvia Masiero, this book is a multilingual conversation that celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity but also de-centers dominant ways of being and knowing while contributing a decolonial approach to the narration of the COVID-19 crisis.
By Paul Reilly, this book explores how platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are used by citizens to frame contentious parades and protests in 'post-conflict' Northern Ireland.
Drawing on Axel Honneth’s theory of recognition, Chris Demaske develops in this book a two-tiered framework for free speech analysis that will promote a strategy for combating hate speech.
Edited by Kanchan K. Malik and Vinod Pavarala, this book explores the state of community radio, a significant independent media movement that began about two decades ago, in different parts of South Asia.
Edited by Fernando Oliveira Paulino, Gabriel Kaplún, Miguel Vicente Mariño and Leonardo Custódio, this book is the result of efforts to cross communication studies in Latin America and Europe through dialogues that involved important researchers who accepted the challenge of working together.
By Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob and Margee Ensign, this book describes in detail an education-in-emergency strategy based on a “whole of community” approach, with radio and mobile tablets at its core.
This anthology by Cherian George and Donald Low, draws from the authors’ many years of commentary on Singapore government and politics, and also includes new essays responding to the exceptional events of 2020.
By Herman Wasserman, this book explores the ethics of the media in conflicts that arise during transitions to democracy in Africa.
By Patria Román-Velázquez and Jessica Retis, this book gives voice to the diverse diasporic Latin American communities living in the UK by exploring first and onward migration of Latin Americans to Europe, with a specific reference to London.
In this book, Alessandro Martinisi and Jairo Alfonso Lugo-Ocando aim at challenging some common assumptions about how journalists engage and use statistics in their quest for quality news.
In this book, Toby Miller argues for a different way of understanding violence, one that goes beyond supposedly universal human traits to focus instead on the specificities of history, place, and population as explanations for it.
By Aeron Davis, Natalie Fenton, Des Freedman and Gholam Khiabany, this book explores political communications as it relates to debates around the state, infrastructures, elites, populism, political parties, activism, the legacies of colonialism, and more.