Publications - Books

Transnationalizing Radio Research

October 11, 2018

Transnationalizing Radio Research presents a theoretical and methodological guide for exploring radio's multiple »global ages«, from its earliest years through its recent digital transformations. It offers radio scholars theoretical tools and concrete case studies for moving beyond national research frames. It gives radio practitioners inspiration for production and archiving, and offers scholars from many disciplines new ways to incorporate radio's vital voices into work on transnational institutions, communities, histories and identities.

Open Data in Developing Economies: Toward Building an Evidence Base on What Works and How

September 14, 2018

Written by CMDS advisory board member Stefaan G. Verhulst and Andrew Young, Open Data for Developing Economies features in-depth case studies on how open data is having an impact across the developing world-from an agriculture initiative in Colombia to data-driven healthcare projects in Uganda and South Africa to crisis response in Nepal.

The Social Dynamics of Open Data

September 14, 2018

The Social Dynamics of Open Data (edited by Francois van Schalkwyk, Stefaan Verhulst, Gustavo Magalhaes, Juan Pane & Johanna Walker) is a collection of peer reviewed papers presented at the 2nd Open Data Research Symposium (ODRS) held in Madrid, Spain, on 5 October 2016. Research is critical to developing a more rigorous and fine-combed analysis not only of why open data is valuable, but how it is valuable and under what specific conditions.

Walker Contributes to New Book on Central Asia in the Era of Sovereignty

February 28, 2018

CMDS fellow Vivian Walker's essay "The Borderlands Paradox: Framing Central Asia's Current Economic and Social Challenges," is the first chapter in a new book on Central Asia in the Era of Sovereignty edited by Daniel L. Burghart and Theresa Sabonis-Helf. The book focuses on Central Asian states, which though increasingly differ from each other, are making their way in global politics.

Julia Sonnevend: Stories Without Borders

November 4, 2016

How do stories of particular events turn into global myths, while others fade away? What becomes known and seen as a global iconic event? In Stories without Borders, non-resident CMDS fellow, Julia Sonnevend considers the ways in which we recount and remember news stories of historic significance.