Emerald Studies in Media and Communications

Future Volumes:
Creating Connections, Building Bridges: Advancing the Digital Divide Research, Policy, and Practice Agenda
Democracy, Development, and Media

Forthcoming Volumes:
Networks, Hacking, and Media--CITAMS@30: Now and Then and Tomorrow
The M in CITAMS@30: Media Sociology
Media and Power in International Contexts: Perspectives on Agency and Identity 
Theorizing Subjectivities: Public and Private Spaces and Identities

Published Volumes Since 2014:
e-Health: Current Evidence, Promises, Perils, and Future Directions 
Social Movements and Media
Brazil: Media From the Country of the Future 
ICTs and the Politics of Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean 
[New] Media Cultures 
Digital Distinctions & Inequalities 
Politics, Participation, and Production 
Doing and Being Digital: Mediated Childhoods 

For full information on published volumes (volume editors, authors, etc) see here. 

ESMC Series Aims and Scope
​Given the breadth of the fields contributing to the study of media and communication, the parameters are set as broadly as possible. As long as the research speaks to the theme(s) identified in each call for submissions, the series aims to encompass research on emergent phenomena, as well as studies with a historical or longitudinal dimension. Although the submissions must be written in English, we particularly welcome submissions with an international, comparative, and/or global angle of vision. Submissions may be empirical, theoretical, or methodological--using any method or approach. Within the themes set by each volume's editors, contributions on a wide variety of topics on [digital] media, ICTs, and communication are welcome from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Potential areas of inquiry include but are not limited to any of the following:

Activism and social movements 
Big data
Big ideas and big debates
Communication practices
Digital inequalities and inclusion
Economic activities, production, markets, commerce, virtual currencies, etc.
eJournalism and citizen journalism
Emergent methods and transformation of traditional methods
Emergent or “older” social networks 
Empirical studies
Empowerment, social change, etc.
Future(s) of media research
Globalization, glocalization, etc.
Illicit activities, identity theft, cyberterrorism, scams, etc.
Identity work
Media Histories
Methods and methodological innovation
Life enhancement, social benefit, and health
Privacy, sousveillance, surveillance, etc.
Smartphones and mobile devices
Social categories: race, class, gender, nationality, religion, etc.
Social theory 
The body and embodiment 
The lifecourse
Web 3.0
And others, etc.............