"Ten years ago any conversation about the digital-content sector in Africa would have been short, focusing on the false promises of the Internet, low levels of connectivity, and high charges. The fast-growing wireless sector on the continent has, however, changed the situation dramatically. This is beginning to change as Liquid Telecom has been building a… Continue reading Africa’s Digital Economy
Cambria Press will have a select list on display at the AEJMC book exhibit, but you can browse our books online using the free preview tool. See also the Cambria Press ad in the AEJMC print program. A discount is available until September 16--Use coupon code AEJMC916. * * * * * * * * Stay… Continue reading AEJMC 2014 – Cambria Press Book Display and Program Ad
As "former public relations practitioners with agency and corporate experience who now teach and conduct research in the field," Patricia Curtin (University of Oregon) and Kenn Gaither (Elon University) explained in their book that "[w]ithin the cultural-economic model, public relations practitioners act as cultural intermediaries, putting representations and identities into circulation to create shared meaning." The purpose… Continue reading How is public relations shaping globalization efforts and practices in countries that have historically been under Western control?
On Earth Day, what else can you do for the environment in addition to skipping meat? You should read this and visit 350.org! "We’re taking the latest science—the climatologists’ assessment, after the great Arctic melt of 2007, that 350 parts per million carbon dioxide is the most we can safely have in the atmosphere—and trying… Continue reading Happy Earth Day! Learn why 350 is the most important number today!
Cambria Press congratulates Elizabeth Soliday on the excellent review by Archives of Women's Mental Health on her book Childbirth in a Technocratic Age: The Documentation of Women’s Expectations and Experiences! It is a fitting coincidence that this review came in the day after Mother's Day! The journal commends the book because it is "a very organized… Continue reading Excellent Cambria Press Book Review! Archives of Women’s Mental Health lauds Childbirth in a Technocratic Age!
Cambria Press New Book! Battle for Control, the fifth book in The Future of the Internet series by Janna Quitney Anderson and Lee Rainie, is a comprehensive compilation of results from eight major research reports released in 2012 by the Pew Research Center and Elon University. Among the trends identified in the preface, Janna Quitney… Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Battle for Control: The Future of the Internet V by Janna Quitney Anderson and Lee Rainie
Cambria Press is pleased to present the following Q&A session with Dr. Kathryn Shine on her recently published book, Schoolteachers in the News, which she coauthored with Dr. Tom O'Donoghue. Watch the interview with Dr. Kathryn Shine! Question: Why is the coverage of teachers by the media important? Kathryn Shine: Research has shown that news… Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Author Interview with Dr. Kathryn Shine on Schoolteachers in the News
The following titles by Cambria Press in international studies are being highlighted for the 2013 International Studies Association (ISA) annual conference in San Francisco (click on links for more details): The Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada: Private-Sector Involvement in the Federal Provincial Health Care System by Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey,… Continue reading ISA 2013 Book Highlights: Rave Reviews for Cambria Press Titles!
Cambria Press is pleased to announce that Digital Media in East Asia: National Innovation and the Transformation of a Region by Carin Holroyd and Kenneth Coates is now available! While many observers understand that East Asian companies and countries have played a significant role in the growth of the digital sector, few understand the scale of… Continue reading Cambria Press New Book: Q&A for Digital Media in East Asia
Cambria Press is pleased to announce that Albert Camus's Philosophy of Communication: Making Sense in an Age of Absurdity (www.cambriapress.com/books/9781604977912.cfm) by Brent C. Sleasman is now available. In this first book-length study of Camus to situate his work within the study of communication ethics and philosophy of communication, Brent C. Sleasman helps readers reinterpret Camus’… Continue reading NEW PUBLICATION: Albert Camus’s Philosophy of Communication is now available!