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...


Using southern Africa as a backdrop, and its liberation history, Jane Duncan examines what an anti-capitalist perspective on intelligence and security powers could look like.
Edited by Abiodun Salawu and Israel A. Fadipe, the first volume explores the nature, philosophies and genres of indigenous African popular music, while the second volume examines how African indigenous popular music is deployed in democracy, politics and for social crusades by African artists.
Edited by Mia Lindgren and Jason Loviglio, this book takes readers through a diverse range of essays examining the core questions and key debates surrounding radio practices, technologies, industries, policies, resources, histories, and relationships with audiences.
Edited by Micky Lee, Frank Rudy Cooper and Patricia Reeve, this book explores how being "disabled" originates in the physical world, social representations and rules, and historical power relations—the interplay of which render bodies "normal" or not.
By Surbhi Dahiya, this book is an analytical chronicle of six Indian mega media conglomerates’ individual odyssey from their humble, incipient beginnings in the pre-independence era to their transformation into powerful business empires in the digitised world.
Edited by Katarzyna Kopecka-Piech and Mateusz Sobiech, this volume brings together an international team of authors to investigate a wide range of issues concerning the fundamental role of media technologies in shaping contemporary emotional life.
 
Edited by Louisa Ha and Lars Willnat, this book illustrates how professional and user-generated media can reduce international conflicts, foster mutual understanding, and transcend nationalism and ethnocentrism.
 
By Pradip Thomas, this book explores the role of both the public and private sectors in the shaping of information infrastructures in India.
 
In this book, Marc Raboy weaves together personal and family memoir with investigative journalism, exploring the parallels and determinative differences resulting from both character and circumstance.
 
Edited by Herman Wasserman and Dani Madrid-Morales, this book discusses the similarities and differences of disinformation in different regions and provides a broad thematic overview of the phenomenon as it manifests across the Global South. 
 
Edited by Jorge Vázquez-Herrero, Alba Silva-Rodríguez, María-Cruz Negreira-Rey, Carlos Toural-Bran and Xosé López-García, this book aims to explore the diverse landscape of journalism in the third decade of the twenty-first century, constantly changing and still dealing with the consequences of a global pandemic. 
A comprehensive critique of podcasting as a new medium and booming industry, and an expert insider analysis of storytelling podcasts, by award-winning narrative podcast producer and leading international audio scholar Siobhan McHugh. 
By Francesca Musiani and Ksenia Ermoshina, this book sets out to explore one of the core battlegrounds of Internet governance: the encryption of online communications.
Edited by Gauri D Chakraborty, this book details the work of 503 women who graduated from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) between 1965-2016 through self narratives and bionotes on contribution in the media and entertainment industry.
Edited by Bhanu Bhakta Acharya and Shyam Sharma, this book explores key issues about the state of media and journalism practices of Nepal and situates them against the professional standards of global journalism and journalism education.
Edited by Bruce Mutsvairo and Nnamdi T Ekeanyanwu, this book investigates the transformations in Nigeria’s booming communication industry.
By Terry Flew, this book offers the most current research about how regulation of digital platforms can be achieved
Edited by Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi, this book analyzes how social media and its networked communities have literally compromised individual and ethnic group identities.
By Maarit Jaakkola, this book examines how ordinary users review cultural products online, ranging from books to films and other art objects to consumer products.
By Lee Artz, this book showcases how transnational media operate in the contemporary world and what their impact is on film, television, and the larger global culture.