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European Journal of Communication: Book Reviews

16.09.2020 11:34 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Deadlines: First weeks of December 2020, February 2021, April 2021 and June 2021

The European Journal of Communication has the following books available for review. We publish review essays (usually of two books on a similar topic, ca. 2000-2500 words long) and book reviews (ca. 1000-1500 words long).

If interested in reviewing any of these books, please email the Book Review Editor: Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova –

Please provide your name, title and institutional affiliation as well as the date by which you can send us your review. Our next deadlines are the first weeks of December 2020, February 2021, April 2021 and June 2021.

Review Essays (of 2 books):

  1. - French Perspectives on Media, Participation and Audiences. Editor: Ségur, Céline & - The Future of Audiences: A Foresight Analysis of Interfaces and Engagement. Editors: Das, Ranjana, Ytre-Arne, Brita
  2. - Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse: Advancing Conversations across Disciplines. Editors: Jennifer C. Dunn and Jimmie Manning & - #MeToo, Weinstein and Feminism. Author: Boyle, Karen
  3. -Communicating Populism: Comparing Actor Perceptions, Media Coverage, and Effects on Citizens in Europe. Editors: Carsten Reinemann, James Stanyer, Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, and Claes H. de Vreese & - Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism. Authors: Pippa Norris and Ronald Inglehart.
  4. - The Civil Power of the News. Author: Harrison, Jackie & - The Networked Citizen: Power, Politics, and Resistance in the Internet Age. Author: Navarria, Giovanni
  5. - Post-Truth and the Mediation of Reality: New Conjunctures. Editors: Overell, Rosemary, Nicholls, Brett & - A Political Theory of Post-Truth. Authors: Kalpokas, Ignas
  6. - European Muslims and New Media. Editors: Merve Kayıkcı and Leen d’Haenens & - America & Islam Soundbites, Suicide Bombs and the Road to Donald Trump. Author: Lawrence Pintak
  7. - Online Political Hate Speech in Europe: The Rise of New Extremisms. Author: Giovanni Ziccardi & – Is Free Speech Racist? Author: Gavan Titley

Book Reviews:

  1. - Thirty Years of Political Campaigning in Central and Eastern Europe. Editors: Eibl, Otto, Gregor, Milos
  2. - Letters to the Editor: Comparative and Historical Perspectives. Editors: Cavanagh, Allison, Steel, John
  3. - A Post-Nationalist History of Television in Ireland. Authors: Brennan, Edward
  4. - The Media, the Public and the Great Financial Crisis. Authors: Berry, Mike
  5. - Media and the Cold War in the 1980s: Between Star Wars and Glasnost. Editors: Bastiansen, Henrik G., Klimke, Martin A., Werenskjold, Rolf
  6. - Screen Media for Arab and European Children: Policy and Production Encounters in the Multiplatform Era. Authors: Sakr, Naomi, Steemers, Jeanette
  7. Hartmut Wessler, Habermas and the Media. Polity.
  8. Arjen van Dalen, Helle Svensson, Antonis Kalogeropolous, Erik Erik Albæk, and Claes H. de Vreese, Economic News: Informing the Inattentive Audience -
  9. - Action at a Distance (In Search of Media). Authors: John Durham Peters, Florian Sprenger, and Christina Vagt
  10. - Social Media and Politics in Turkey: A Journey through Citizen Journalism, Political Trolling and Fake News. Author: Erkan Saka
  11. - From Sit-Ins to #revolutions: Media and the Changing Nature of Protests. Editors: Olivia Guntarik and Victoria Grieve-Williams
  12. - Variations on Media Thinking. Author: Siegfried Zielinski
  13. - A Crisis of Civility? Political Discourse and Its Discontents. Editors: Robert G. Boatright, Timothy J. Shaffer, Sarah Sobieraj, Dannagal Goldthwaite Young
  14. - Identity Discourses about Spain and Catalonia in News Media: Understanding Modern Secessionism. Author: Clara Juarez Miro
  15. - Political Communication: A New Introduction for Crisis Times. Author: Aeron Davis
  16. - The Media World of ISIS. Editors: Michael Krona and Rosemary Pennington
  17. - Instagram: Visual Social Media Cultures. Authors: Tama Leaver, Tim Highfield, Crystal Abidin
  18. – Are Filter Bubbles Real? Author: Axel Bruns
  19. - A Sleepwalker's Guide to Social Media. Author: Tony D. Sampson
  20. - Parenting for a Digital Future: How Hopes and Fears About Technology Shape Children's Lives. Authors: Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross
  21. - Visual and Multimodal Communication: Applying the Relevance Principle. Author:Charles Forceville
  22. - Prototype Nation: China and the Contested Promise of Innovation. Author: Silvia M. Lindtner
  23. - Cultural Analytics. Author: Lev Manovich
  24. - The British Media and the Rwandan Genocide. Author: John Nathaniel Clarke
  25. - Deep Mediatization. Author: Andreas Hepp



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