New books by IAMCR members

IAMCR members are invited to announce their recently published books and book chapters to the IAMCR community and website visitors.

Information is published in the Members' Books section of the website and highlighted books appear on the front page.

This is a selection of the most recent ones.

Title: EU Referendum Analysis 2016: Media, Voters and the Campaign
Editors: Daniel Jackson, Einar Thorsen and Dominic Wring
Published: 2016
Publisher: The Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community. Bournemouth University
ISBN: 978-1-910042-09-0

Edited in record time by IAMCR members Daniel Jackson, Einar Thorsen and Dominic Wring, this book is available for free download and will be central to a special IAMCR pre-conference to be held in Leicester on 27 July. 

Title: Freedom of Expression and Media in Transition: Studies and reflections in the digital age
Editor: Ulla Carlsson
Published: 2016
Pages: 199
Publisher: Nordicom
ISBN: 978-91-87957-22-2

Digitization and globalization of media have changed our communication systems in terms of time, space and social behaviour... The context of freedom of expression has shifted.

Title: European Media Policy for the Twenty First Century: Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future
Editors: Seamus Simpson, Manuel Puppis and Hilde Van den Bulck
Published: 2016
Pages: 278
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138856509

This book brings together the work of a range of leading media policy scholars to provide inroads to a better understanding of how effective media policies can be developed.

Title: Representations of Islam in the News. A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Editors: Stefan Mertens and Hedwig de Smaele
Published: 2016
Pages: 296
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 978-1-4985-0987-9

The representation of Islam is unquestionably a critical test for comparing journalistic reporting across countries and cultures.

Title: Gender in focus: (New) trends in media
Editors: Carla Cerqueira, Rosa Cabecinhas & Sara I. Magalhães
Published: 2016
Pages: 241
Publisher: Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Sociedade (CECS)
ISBN: 978-989-8600-55-4

This book seeks to bring new insights to the interrelations and negotiations between (media) communication and gender through the use of interdisciplinary and intersectional approaches.

Title: International Copyright and Access to Knowledge
Author: Sara Bannerman
Published: 2016
Pages: 278
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107023062

This book connects copyright history to current problems, issues and events in copyright and access to knowledge. 

Title: Consumption, Media and the Global South: Aspiration Contested
Authors: Mehita Iqani
Published: 2016
Pages: 235
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 978-1-137-39012-7

This book looks at the media representation of consumer culture in Africa, China, Brazil and India through case studies ranging from celebrity selfies, to travel websites, news reports and documentary film.

Title: La communication politique des Européennes de 2014: pour ou contre l’Europe? 
Editor: Philippe J. Maarek
Published: 2016
Pages: 182
: L’Harmattan
ISBN: 978-2-343-07852-6

English translation of the title of this book: "The 2014 European Elections Political Communication: For or against Europe?"

Le présent ouvrage montre que la communication politique des partis antigouvernementaux, d’une violence inhabituelle envers l’Union Européenne, a fortement influé sur l’agenda politique ultérieur.