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 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 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.
By Massimo Ragnedda and Maria Laura Ruiu, this book examines how digital capital can be defined, measured and impact policy.
By Sadia Jamil, this book is an essential reference source that evaluates how diverse threats impact on journalists’ wellbeing, their right to freedom of expression, and overall media freedoms in various contexts.
Sarah T. Roberts, an award-winning social media scholar, offers the first extensive ethnographic study of the commercial content moderation industry.
In this book, Victor Pickard presents a counter-narrative that shows how the modern journalism crisis stems from media's historical over-reliance on advertising revenue, the ascendance of media monopolies, and a lack of public oversight.
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.
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.
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.