IAMCR Handbook Series publications
The Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research Series is co-published by Wiley and IAMCR. The series offers definitive, state-of-the-art handbooks that bring a global perspective to their subjects. These volumes are designed to define an intellectual terrain: its historic emergence; its key theoretical paradigms; its transnational evolution; key empirical research and case study exemplars; and possible future directions.
The series editors are Janet Wasko and Karin Gwinn Wilkins.
Calls for new handbook proposals are published on IAMCR's website, in the newsletter and circulated on our mailing lists
This valuable resource offers a wealth of practical and conceptual guidance to all those engaged in struggles for social justice around the world. It explains in accessible language and painstaking detail how to deploy and to understand the tools of media and communication in advancing the goals of social, cultural, and political change.
This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the complexity and diversity of audience studies in the advent of digital media.
“Admirably comprehensive and with original contributions from leading scholars in the field, this is a volume that everyone should have on their shelf.”- Graham Murdock, Loughborough University
Over the last decade, political economy has grown rapidly as a specialist area of research and teaching within communications and media studies and is now established as a core element in university programmes around the world. The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications offers students and scholars a comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date and accessible overview of key areas and debates.
Co-published by IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell, this book offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. It provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection of essays from top scholars in the field, including contributions from western and eastern Europe, North and Central America, Africa and Asia.