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 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.
In this book, Jairo Lugo-Ocando claims journalism grammar and ideology differ between societies in the Global South, regardless of claims of universality.
Edited by Andrea Grisold and Paschal Preston, this book addresses significant ‘blind spots’ in the two disciplinary areas most related to this book—political economy and media/journalism studies.
Edited by Philippe J. Maarek and Nicolas Pélissier, this book highlights the following paradox: if Europe seems to be crossed by powerful centrifugal forces, a European voter takes shape.
By Mandla J. Radebe, this book provides a Marxist critique of the representation of the nationalisation of the mines debate by the South African commercial media.
By Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross, this book moves beyond the panicky headlines to offer a deeply researched exploration of what it means to parent in a period of significant social and technological change.
By Massimo Ragnedda, this book highlights how, in principle, digital technologies present an opportunity to reduce social disparities, tackle social exclusion, enhance social and civil rights, and promote equity.
By Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller, this book introduces the origins and consequences of digital platforms, examining how artificial intelligence-enabled digital platforms collect and process data from and about users by providing social media and e-commerce services.
By Toby Miller, this book looks at how violence—and resistance to it—characterize Colombian popular culture, from football to soap opera to journalism to tourism to the environment.
Edited by Jo Tacchi and Thomas Tufte, this book offers a fresh set of innovative and creative contributions related to the role of communication in processes of change.
By Preeti Raghunath, this book draws on critical media policy studies, to study the principles and performances of policies and policy making for community radio in four countries of South Asia.
By Sara Bannerman, this book draws attention to unequal power structures by asking the question, whom does Canadian communication policy and law serve?
Edited by Maha Bashri and Sameera Ahmed, this book provides insights into how women are represented in different media, including newspapers, television shows, films, and online platforms.
By Francis Arackal, this book is a study of Media, Marketing, Development, Environment, and Politics. It is an attempt to bring together significant topics from the above realms in one place and provide useful references to students, faculty, researchers, and other interested readers.
By Christian Fuchs, this book renews Marxist Humanism as a critical theory perspective on communication and society.
Edited by Ulrike Rohn and Tom Evens, this collection is essential reading for scholars and practitioners of media management, business and policy.
By Trine Syvertsen, this book explores the phenomenon of digital detox: users taking a break from digital media or adopting measures to limit smartphone and social media use.