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...


By Patrick Burkart and Tom McCourt, this book asks the pivotal question of how and why the instrumental uses of invasive software by corporations and government agencies contribute to social change.
By Russell A. Newman. An argument that the movement for network neutrality was of a piece with its neoliberal environment, solidifying the continued existence of a commercially driven internet
Edited by Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi, this book investigates ways in which global media coverage of conflicts affects the worldviews of the social and cultural values of nationals from the war regions.
By Victor Pickard and David Elliot Berman, this short book is both a primer that explains the history and politics of net neutrality and an argument for a more equitable framework for regulating access to the internet.
In this timely book, critical theorist Christian Fuchs asks: What is nationalism and what is the role of social media in the communication of nationalist ideology?
By Iginio Gagliardone, this book provides the first assessment of China’s new model for the media strategies of developing states, and the consequences of policing Africa’s information space for geopolitics, security and citizenship.
By Dal Yong Jin, this book maps out the increasing role of digital platforms as they have shifted the contours of globalization.
By Vaia Doudaki and Angeliki Boubouka, this book develops a framework for identifying discourses of legitimation of actors, political decisions, and policies in the news.
By Pier Paolo Frassinelli, this book examines concepts of the border and translation within the context of social and cultural theory through the lens of southern Africa.
By Vincent Mosco
Drawing on case studies from around the world that document the redevelopment of old cities and the creation of entirely new ones, The Smart City provides an essential guide to the future of urban life in a digital world.