Mutsvairo, Bruce

The Palgrave Handbook of Media and Communication Research in Africa

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Table of contents

Part I. Media and Communication Studies in Decolonial, Postcolonial and Protest Contexts

1. If I were a Carpenter: Reframing Debates in Media and Communication Research in Africa
Bruce Mutsvairo

2. Can the Subaltern Think? The Decolonial Turn in Communication Research in Africa
Last Moyo, Bruce Mutsvairo

3. Decolonising the Humanities: A Smash-and-Grab Approach
Colin Chasi

4. Decolonising Communication Studies: Advancing the Discipline Through Fermenting Participation Studies
Colin Chasi, Ylva Rodny-Gumede

5. Post-Coloniality and Path Dependency: Challenges at Stake in Media and Communication Research in Francophone Africa
Christian Agbobli, Marie-Soleil Frère

6. Researching and Teaching African Media Studies from the “Center”: Challenges and Opportunities for Epistemic Resistance
Toussaint Nothias

7. ‘An-Other’-Centred Film Curricula: Decolonising Film Studies in Africa
Beschara Karam

Part II. Conceptualizing and Contextualizing: Lessons and Limitations

8. The Four-Leafed Clover: Political Economy as a Method of Analysis
Ruth Teer-Tomaselli

9. Taking the Spy Machine South: Communications Surveillance in Sub-Saharan Africa
Jane Duncan

10. Bridging Critical and Administrative Research Paradigms in the Interest of a Social and Politically Engaged African Research Agenda
Ylva Rodny-Gumede

11. Comparative Media Studies in Africa: Challenges and Paradoxes
Susana Salgado

12. The Social is Political: Media, Protest and Change as a Challenge to African Media Research
Herman Wasserman

13. Mobile Phone Communication in the Mobile Margins of Africa: The ‘Communication Revolution’ Evaluated from Below
Mirjam Bruijn, Inge Brinkman

Part III. Cross-disciplinary Approaches in the Digital Age

14. “The Devil is in the Rumba Text.” Commenting on Digital Depth
Katrien Pype

15. The Technopolitics of Communication Technologies in Africa
Iginio Gagliardone

16. Contextualizing the Culture of Exclusion in the Diasporic Media Activity
Everette Ndlovu

17. Law and Innovation in the Somali Territories
Nicole Stremlau

Part IV. New and Old Media: Perspectives, Methodologies, Developments and Ethics

18. Terrorists and Social Media Messages: A Critical Analysis of Boko Haram’s Messages and Messaging Techniques
Chris Wolumati Ogbondah, Pita Ogaba Agbese

19. Gender in African Media Studies
Kristin Skare Orgeret

20. Mono-Method Research Approach and Scholar–Policy Disengagement in Nigerian Communication Research
Ayobami Ojebode, Babatunde Raphael Ojebuyi, Oyewole Adekunle Oladapo, Obasanjo Joseph Oyedele

21. Ubuntu and the Communication–Power Nexus
Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian

22. Questioning the Role of Foreign Aid in Media System Research
Suzanne Temwa Gondwe Harris

23. Rethinking Media Research in Africa
Tanja Bosch

24. This Hard Place and that Hard Terrain: Emerging Perspectives on Media and Cultural Studies on or in Zimbabwe
Nhamo Anthony Mhiripiri

25. BBC and African Audience: Insights from Ethnography
Muhammed Musa

26. For the Attention of African Media Scholars: An Introduction to Critical Discourse Analysis
Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Media and Communication, African Culture, Journalism and Broadcasting

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