Books For Review

Book Reviewers

When requesting to review a book, please remember to include your affiliation and position/rank as well as a brief statement concerning your research interests and appropriateness as a reviewer for the book.

Also be sure to include an updated mailing address, preferably an institutional mailing address, in your CJC website profile if you are requesting a book to be sent to you for the review.

Please note that if you do not have a mailing address in your user account and you click on a request book for review link, you will be re-directed to your user account page to fill out your mailing address.

Publishers

Have a book for review? Please contact our book review editors.

 

To request a book for review:

  • Register as an author with this journal.
  • Log in as an author.
  • Click on the request link that corresponds to the book of interest.


 
Cover page image

Pressing Interests: The Agenda and Influence of a Colonial East Africa Newspaper Sector

By Phoebe Musandu

2018 | MdGill-Queen's University Press
Copy Available: Yes

The first extended history of colonial Kenya's press, 1899-1960s.During the first six decades of the twentieth century, when the majority of present-day Kenya was under the control of the British Empire, many secular newspapers em ...
 
 
Cover page image

Political Economy in the Modern State

By Harold A. Innis

2018 | University of Toronto Press
Copy Available: Yes

Political Economy in the Modern State is Harold Innis’s transitional and, in some respects, his most transformative book. Completed in 1946, it is a collection of fifteen chapters plus a remarkable Preface selected and crafted to address ...

 
 
Cover page image

Internet Daemons: Digital Communications Posessed

By Fenwick McKelvey

2018 | University of Minnesota Press
Copy Available: Yes

We’re used to talking about how tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon rule the internet, but what about daemons? Ubiquitous programs that have colonized the Net’s infrastructure—as well as the devices we use to access it—daemons are little kn ...
 
 
Cover page image

Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma

By Amit Pinchevski

2019 | Oxford University Press
Copy Available: Yes

In Transmitted Wounds, Amit Pinchevski explores the ways media technology and logic shape the social life of trauma both clinically and culturally. Bringing media theory to bear on trauma theory, Pinchevski reveals the technical operations t ...
 
 
Cover page image

Wish I Were Here: Boredom and the Interface

By Mark Kingwell

2019 | McGill-Queen's University Press
Copy Available: Yes

Are you bored of the endless scroll of your social media feed? Do you swipe left before considering the human being whose face you just summarily rejected? Do you skim articles on your screen in search of intellectual stimulation that never arri ...
 
 
Cover page image

Virtual Menageries: Animals as Mediators in Network Cultures

By Jody Berland

2019 | The MIT Press
Copy Available: Yes

The close interdependency of animal emissaries and new media from early European colonial encounters with the exotic to today's proliferation of animals in digital networks.

From cat videos to corporate logos, digital screens and s ...

 
 
Cover page image

A Digital Bundle: Protecting and Promoting Indigenous Knowledge Online

By Jennifer Wemigwans

2018 | University of Regina Press
Copy Available: Yes

An essential contribution to Internet activism and a must read for Indigenous educators, A Digital Bundle frames digital technology as an important tool for self-determination and idea sharing, ultimately contributing to Indigenous resurg ...

 
 
Cover page image

Cyberwar and Revolution: Digital Subterfuge in Global Capitalism

By Nick Dyer-Witheford, Svitlana Matviyenko

2019 | University of Minnesota Press
Copy Available: Yes

Global surveillance, computational propaganda, online espionage, virtual recruiting, massive data breaches, hacked nuclear centrifuges and power grids—concerns about cyberwar have been mounting, rising to a fever pitch after the alleged Russian hacki ...
 
 
Cover page image

Media Localism: The Policies of Place

By Christopher Ali

2017 | University of Illinois Press
Copy Available: Yes

The way forward for regulatory support of a fundamental public good

We live in a boosterish era that exhorts us to play local and buy local. But what does it mean to support local media? How should we defin ...

 
 
Cover page image

Droit et communication: Liaisons constatées

By Guillaume Provencher

2013 | EME Éditions
Copy Available: Yes

 
1 - 10 of 10 Items
  •  Announcements
    Atom logo
    RSS2 logo
    RSS1 logo
  •  Current Issue
    Atom logo
    RSS2 logo
    RSS1 logo
  •  Thesis Abstracts
    Atom logo
    RSS2 logo
    RSS1 logo

We wish to acknowledge the financial support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for their financial support through theAid to Scholarly Journals Program.

SSHRC LOGO