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...


Edited by Mariëlle Wijermars and Katja Lehtisaari, this book provides a deep and rich understanding of the changing structures and practices of national and transnational Russian media.
By Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller, this succinct and lively book takes a critical look at contemporary gadgets and the systems that connect them, shedding light on environmental risks.
Edited by the late Klaus Arnold, Paschal Preston and Susanne Kinnebrock, this groundbreaking handbook takes a cross-national approach to the media history of Europe of the past 100 years.
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.
Edited by Randy Nichols and Gabriela Martinez, this book provides a critical political economic examination of the impact of increasingly concentrated global media industries.
By Francis Arackal, this book is an attempt to bring together significant topics from Media, Economics, Human Rights, and Sociology in one place and provide useful references to students, faculty, researchers, and other interested readers.
By Patrick Burkart and Tom McCourt, this book asks the pivotal question of how and why the instrumental uses of invasive software by corporations and government agencies contribute to social change.
By Russell A. Newman. An argument that the movement for network neutrality was of a piece with its neoliberal environment, solidifying the continued existence of a commercially driven internet
Edited by Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi, this book investigates ways in which global media coverage of conflicts affects the worldviews of the social and cultural values of nationals from the war regions.
In this timely book, critical theorist Christian Fuchs asks: What is nationalism and what is the role of social media in the communication of nationalist ideology?
By Iginio Gagliardone, this book provides the first assessment of China’s new model for the media strategies of developing states, and the consequences of policing Africa’s information space for geopolitics, security and citizenship.
By Dal Yong Jin, this book maps out the increasing role of digital platforms as they have shifted the contours of globalization.
By Vaia Doudaki and Angeliki Boubouka, this book develops a framework for identifying discourses of legitimation of actors, political decisions, and policies in the news.
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 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.