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 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.
Edited by Hilde Van den Bulck, Manuel Puppis, Karen Donders and Leo Van Audenhove, this volume covers the craft that is and the methods used in media and communication policy research.
By Cherian George and Gayathry Venkiteswaran, this study of Southeast Asian media and politics explores issues of global relevance pertaining to journalism's relationship with political power.
By Fiona Martin and Timothy Dwyer, this book explores the political economics and cultural politics of social media news sharing, investigating how it is changing journalism and the news media internationally.
Edited by Massimo Ragnedda and Giuseppe Destefanis, this publication fills the gap in our understanding of blockchain technologies by hosting a discussion of the new technologies in a variety of disciplinary settings.
Edited by Vincent Mosco, Jacqueline Dourado, Denise Lopes, Juliana Teixeira and Renan Marques, this book aims to provoke an in depth discussion about the work process in journalism, and the ethical and citizen issues which interfere in the journalistic production.
By Divina Frau-Meigs, this book provides the general public with an informed summary of the question: what risks do the fake news really mean to democracy, in France as elsewhere?
Edited by Anastasia Veneti, Daniel Jackson, and Darren G. Lilleker, this book offers a theoretically driven, empirically grounded survey of the role visual communication plays in political culture.
By Grady Walker, this book explores the relationship between the generation of subjective knowledge through storytelling and analysis, and systemic change.
Edited by Thomas Hanitzsch, Folker Hanusch, Jyotika Ramaprasad, and Arnold S. de Beer, this book offers a groundbreaking analysis of the different ways journalists perceive their duties, their relationship to society and government, and the nature and meaning of their work.
By Emiliano Treré, this book is an extensive investigation of the complexities, ambiguities and shortcomings of contemporary digital activism.
Edited by Tanja Thomas, Merle-Marie Kruse, and Miriam Stehling, this book addresses an important shortcoming in the research on participation in media cultures by introducing a special focus on post-migrant conditions.
Published by UNESCO in collaboration with IAMCR and the Global Alliance for Media and Gender, "Setting the Gender Agenda for Communication Policy: New proposals from the Global Alliance on Media and Gender" was launched at the recent IAMCR conference in Madrid.
Edited by Lisa Brooten, Jane Madlyn McElhone and Gayathry Venkiteswaran, this is the first volume to overview the country’s contemporary media landscape, providing a critical assessment of the sector during the complex and controversial political transition.
In this book, Jane Duncan assesses the relevance of Snowden’s revelations for South Africa. In doing so she questions the extent to which South Africa is becoming a surveillance society governed by a surveillance state.