Reading list CCMA module 1 spring 2015

December 15, 2014

Joint reading
The readings are organized in two sub-sets, one for the theme “Development” and one for the theme “Communication for Development”. Most of the books are available as ebooks through the Malmö University library system (; you need your computer ID to access content from the library

Nederveen Pieterse, Jan (2010). Development Theory (Second Edition). London: Sage.
Especially preface to the 2nd edition and Chapters 1 and 2.

Dogra, Nandita (2012). Representations of Global Poverty: Aid, Development and International NGOs. London: I.B. Tauris
Eriksson Baaz, Maria (2005) The Paternalism of Partnership. A Postcolonial reading of identity in development aid. London: Zed Books.
Especially chapters 1, 3 and 4.

Richey, Lisa and Ponte, Stefano (2011) Brand Aid: Shopping well to save the world. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Warah, Rasna (2009) “Development and other myths” in Europe’s World. Available online at

Kremer, Monique; van Lieshout, Peter; Went, Robert (2010) Doing Good Or Doing Better: Development Policies in a Globalizing World. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 10.

Lewis, David; Rodgers, Dennis & Michael Woolcock (2014) “Popular Representations of Development: Insights from novels, films. television and social media”. London: Routledge.
Chapters 1, 2 and 13

Communication for Development

Enghel, Florencia & Karin Wilkins (eds.) (2012). Communication, Media and Development: Problems and Perspectives. Nordicom Review vol. 33/Glocal Times, Issue 17/18. Available online at

Wilkins, Karin, Tufte, Thomas & Rafael Obregon (2014) “The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change”. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell
Chapters 1, 2 and 3; browse through other topics of interest

Quarry, Wendy & Ramírez, Ricardo (2009) Communication for another development: listening before telling. London: Zed Books
Chapters 1 to 5, and 10.

Hemer, Oscar and Thomas Tufte (eds.) (2005) Media and Glocal Change. Rethinking Communication for Development. Buenos Aires, Göteborg: CLACSO/Nordicom. Chapters 4 and 7 for this module, but students are recommended to read also the introduction and chapters 5 and 6. Available online at

Quebral, Nora (2011) “DevCom Los Baños style”. Lecture delivered at the Honorary Doctorate Celebration Seminar, LSE, London, December 2011.
Available online at 

Manyozo, Linje (2012) “Media, Communication and Development: Three Approaches”. London: Sage.

Scott, Martin (2014) “Media and Development”. London: Zed Books
Chapters 1 ,2 and 6