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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 18 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Ten Arab Filmmakers: Political Dissent and Social Critique by Josef Gugler (Editor)
    Ten Arab Filmmakers: Political Dissent and Social Critique - by Josef Gugler (Editor)

    £20.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780253016522 | ISBN 10: 0253016525

    Ten Arab Filmmakers provides an up-to-date overview of the best of Arab cinema, offering studies of leading directors and in-depth analyses of their most important films.  The filmmakers profiled here represent principal national cinemas of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World by Kembrew McLeod
    Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World - by Kembrew McLeod

    £18.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780814796290 | ISBN 10: 081479629x

    From Benjamin Franklin's newspaper hoax that faked the death of his rival to Abbie Hoffman’s attempt to levitate the Pentagon, pranksters, hoaxers, and con artists have caused confusion, disorder, and laughter in Western society for centuries. Profil ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Revolution Will Be Digitised: Dispatches from the Information War by Heather Brooke
    The Revolution Will Be Digitised: Dispatches from the Information War - by Heather Brooke

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099538080 | ISBN 10: 0099538083

    There is more information in the world than ever before - but who is in control?  At the centre is the Establishment: governments, corporations andpowerful individuals who have more knowledge about us, and more power, than at any other time in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution by Maurice Walsh
    The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution - by Maurice Walsh

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848856738 | ISBN 10: 1848856733

    The Anglo-Irish war of 1919-1921 was an international historical landmark: the first successful revolution against British rule and the beginning of the end of the Empire. However, the Irish revolutionaries did not win their struggle on the battlefie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Channels of Resistance in Lebanon: Liberation Propaganda, Hezbollah and the Media by Zahera Harb
    Channels of Resistance in Lebanon: Liberation Propaganda, Hezbollah and the Media - by Zahera Harb

    £17.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848851214 | ISBN 10: 1848851219

    The South Lebanon conflict saw two decades of sustained resistance by the Lebanese to the Israeli occupation. The Lebanese media's role in achieving liberation over this period is significant, through campaigns conducted to unify the Lebanese people ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alternative and Activist New Media by Leah Lievrouw
    Alternative and Activist New Media - by Leah Lievrouw

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745641843 | ISBN 10: 0745641849

    Alternative and Activist New Media provides a rich and accessible overview of the ways in which activists, artists, and citizen groups around the world use new media and information technologies to gain visibility and voice, present alternative or ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guerilla Film Makers Pocketbook by Chris Jones, Genevieve Jolliffe and Andrew Zinnes
    The Guerilla Film Makers Pocketbook - by Chris Jones, Genevieve Jolliffe and Andrew Zinnes

    £18.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781441180780 | ISBN 10: 1441180788

    If you've never made a film before, this amazing book will tell you:   * How other young film makers made their first movie and found massive success * How to take your great ideas and turn them into great films * How to build a team to ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Make a Zine! When Words and Graphics Collide by Joe Biel
    Make a Zine! When Words and Graphics Collide - by Joe Biel

    £6.50   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781934620069 | ISBN 10: 1934620068

    In Microcosm’s DIY guide to zine-making, editors Bill Brent, Joe Biel, and a cast of contributors take you from the dreaming and scheming stages onto printing, publication and beyond!   Covering all the bases for beginners, Make a Zine! h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Copy, Rip, Burn: The Politics of Copyleft and Open Source by David M. Berry
    Copy, Rip, Burn: The Politics of Copyleft and Open Source - by David M. Berry

    £22.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780745324142 | ISBN 10: 0745324142

    Anyone can now download music and movies, and access free software online. Big companies are complaining about lost profits, but the individual has never enjoyed such freedom. Digital media is in this way forcing us to rethink the very idea of intell ... more

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  • Cover image of book Independent Cinema by D.K. Holm
    Independent Cinema - by D.K. Holm

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781904048701 | ISBN 10: 1904048706

    Just what is ‘independent’ cinema? D. K. Holm aims to define a term all too carelessly used both by media commentators and marketers, and distinguish it from categories such as avant-garde, underground, experimental or ‘art’ films, with which it is o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Alternative Media Handbook by Alan Fountain, Tony Dowmunt and Kate Coyer
    The Alternative Media Handbook - by Alan Fountain, Tony Dowmunt and Kate Coyer

    £32.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780415359658 | ISBN 10: 0415359651

    Alternative Media is the term used to describe non-mainstream media forms that are independently run and community focussed, such as zines, pirate radio, online discussion boards, community run and owned broadcasting companies, and activist publicat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Censored 2007: The Top 25 Censored Stories by Peter Phillips and Project Censored
    Censored 2007: The Top 25 Censored Stories - by Peter Phillips and Project Censored

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781583227381 | ISBN 10: 1583227385

    Censored 2007 presents the most censored stories of 2005 and 2006.  Read all about it:  * How the "net neutrality" debate is being ignored by the media* Halliburton's connection to nuclear technology in Iran,* The catastrophic increase of dead z ... more

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  • Cover image of book Talking the Walk: A Communications Guide for Racial Justice by Edited by Hunter Cutting and Makani Themba-Nixon
    Talking the Walk: A Communications Guide for Racial Justice - by Edited by Hunter Cutting and Makani Themba-Nixon

    £11.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904859529 | ISBN 10: 1904859526

    Talking the Walk is an incomparabel resource for learning to discuss and spin issues of race and racial justice. Hunter Cutting and Makani Themba-Nixon help progressive activists and advocates to conduct media work, reframe public debate, and interru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Video for Change: A Guide for Advocacy and Activism by Edited by Gregory, Caldwell, Avni and Harding
    Video for Change: A Guide for Advocacy and Activism - by Edited by Gregory, Caldwell, Avni and Harding

    £19.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745324128 | ISBN 10: 0745324126

    Filmmaking - at its best - has the capacity to transform the way people think, and create real social change. This book shows how activists and human right campaigners can harness the power of images and stories for their own purposes - it's a step-b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Activism, Global Media by Wilma de Jong, Martin Shaw and  Neil Stammers
    Global Activism, Global Media - by Wilma de Jong, Martin Shaw and Neil Stammers

    £24.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745321950 | ISBN 10: 074532195x

    Radical political activist movements have grown exponentially over the last decade. Activist politics have come to influence 'mainstream' politics over fundamental issues such as trade, gender relations, the environment and war. This book brings toge ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Pirates Ruled the Waves by Paul Harris
    When Pirates Ruled the Waves - by Paul Harris

    £16.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781904999379 | ISBN 10: 1904999379

    Intrigues, threats, boarding parties, smuggling, shipwreck, danger and adventure on the high seas - they all form part of the remarkable story of the pop radio pirates.  During the 1960s and '70s, they broadcast their programmes from storm-lashed rad ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alternative Media by Chris Atton
    Alternative Media - by Chris Atton

    £33.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780761967712 | ISBN 10: 0761967710

    What are "alternative media"?Are they the same as underground, radical or oppositional media? In this book, Chris Atton offers a fresh introduction to alternative media: one which is not limited to 'radical' media, but which can also account for newe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Radio: The Story of El Salvador
    Rebel Radio: The Story of El Salvador's Radio Venceremos - by Jose Ignacio Lopez Vigil

    £19.95   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780906156889 | ISBN 10: 0906156882

    El Salvador. The civil war. The guerillas need a radio station to win hearts and minds. Radio Venceremos. An underground station that keeps broadcasting whatever the cost, under helicopter attack, against high-tech jammming, on the run from endless a ... more

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