Here you can find a useful list of social media related literature that we have used for our group work
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About Us (n.d.), viewed 23 September 2011, http://www.transparency.org/about_us/
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Appadurai, A 1996, Modernity at large: cultural dimensions of globalization, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.
Bajarin, B 2011, ‘Could What Happened to MySpace Happen to Facebook?’, Time Online, viewed 20 September 2011, http://techland.time.com/2011/07/15/could-what-happened-to-myspace-happen-to-facebook/
Breuer, A 2011, Democracy promotion in the age of social media: risks and opportunities, Briefing Paper, Department ‘Governance, Statehood, Security’, German Development Institute
Castells, M 2009, Communication Power, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Dahlgren, P 2009, Media and political engagement: citizens, communication, and democracy, Cambridge University Press, New York.
Della Porta, D & Mosca, L 2005, ‘Global-net for global movements? A network of networks for a movement of movements’, Journal of Public Policy, vol. no. 1, pp. 165–190.
Eltantawy, N & Wiest, JB 2011, ‘Social Media in the Egyptian Revolution: Reconsidering Resource Mobilization Theory’, International Journal of Communication 5, pp. 1207-1224.
Granqvist, Manne 2005, ‘The information society: visions and realities in developing countries’, in O Hemer & T Tufte (eds), Media and glocal change: rethinking communication for development, CLACSO, Nordicom, Buenos Aires, Göteborg, pp.285 – 296.
Haenlein, M & Kaplan, MA 2010, ‘Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of social media’, Business Horizons, vol. 53, pp. 59-68.
Hafferman, V 2011, ‘The Digital Revolution’. La clé des Langue, viewed 21 September 2011, http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/93744078/0/fiche_pagelibre/
Hartung, A 2011, ‘Why Facebook beat MySpace’, Forbes Online, viewed 26 September 2011, http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamhartung/2011/01/14/why-facebook-beat-myspace/
Hinchcliffe, D 2006, ‘The State of Web 2.0’, Web Services Journal, viewed 27 September 2011, http://web2.wsj2.com/the_state_of_web_20.htm
Hintz, A 2007, ‘Civil society media at the WSIS: a new actor in global communication governance?’ in B Cammaerts & N Carpentier (eds), Reclaiming the media: communication rights and democratic media roles, Intellect Books, Bristol, pp. 243-264.
Hopper, P 2007, Understanding cultural globalization, Polity Press, Cambridge.
Jakubowicz, K 2007, Rude awakening: social and media change in central and eastern Europe, Hampton Press, Cresskill.
Jenkins, H, Puroshotma, R, Clinton, K, Weigel, M & Robison, AJ 2005, Confronting the challenges of participatory culture: Media education for the 21st Century, viewed 20 September 2010, http://www.newmedialiteracies.org/files/working/NMLWhitePaper.pdf
Khamis S 2011, ‘The transformative Egyptian media landscape: changes, challenges and comparative perspectives’, international Journal of Communication 5, pp. 1159–1177
Kaplan, AM & Haenlein, M 2010, ‘Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of social media’, Business Horizons, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 59–68.
Kaplan, M & Blakley, J 2009, ‘The Business and Culture of Social Media’, viewed 25 September 2011, http://www.learcenter.org/pdf/businessandcultureofsocialmedia.pdf
Kelley, T 2002, The art of innovation: lessons in creativity from IDEO, America’s Leading Design Firm, Harper Collins Business, London.
Kietzmann, JH, Hermkens, K, McCarthy, IP & Silvestre, BS 2011, ‘Social media? Get serious! Understanding the functional building blocks of social media’, Business Horizons, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 241–251.
Kivikuru, U 2005.’The citizen, media and social change in Namibia’, in O Hemer & T Tufte, (eds), Media & Glocal change rethinking communication for development, Publicaciones Cooperativas Buenos Aires.
Langman, L 2005, ‘From virtual public spheres to global justice: a critical theory of interworked social Movements’, Sociological Theory, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 42–74.
O’Reilly, T 2005, ‘What Is Web 2.0’, O’Reilly Network, viewed 27 September 2011, http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html.
Rao, M 2005, ‘The information society: visions and realities in developing countries’, in O Hemer & T Tufte (eds), Media and glocal change: rethinking communication for development, CLACSO, Nordicom, Buenos Aires, Göteborg, pp.271 – 284.
Rodríguez, C 2001, Fissures in the mediascape: an international study of citizens’ media. Hampton Press, Cresskill, New Jersey.
Rosenberry, J & Burton, St J 2010, Public journalism 2.0: the promise and reality of a citizen-engaged press. Routledge, NY.
Salmon, CT, Fernandez, L & Post, LA 2010, ‘Mobilizing public will across borders: roles and
functions of communication processes and technologies’, Journal of Borderlands Studies, vol. 25, no. 3&4, pp. 159–170.
Soltren, J 2005, Facebook: Threats to Privacy, MIT, Massachusetts.
Thorpe, I 2011, ‘8 Uses for social media in aid work’, viewed 23 September 2011, http://kmonadollaraday.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/8-uses-for-social-media-in-aid-work/
Wasserman, H 2007, ‘Is a new worldwide Web possible? An explorative comparison of the use of ICTs by two South African social movements’, African Studies Review, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 109–131.