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Castells, Manuel. 2012. Networks of Outrage and Hope. Social Movements in the Internet Age. Cambridge, England: Polity Press.

Sewell Jr., William H. 2005. Logics of History: Social Theory and Social Transformation (Chicago Studies in Practices of Meaning). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.


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Castells, Manuel with Paul Mason (interviewer). 2001. Alternative Economic Cultures. London, England: BBC.

Castells, Manuel with Harry Kreisler (interviewer). 2001. Identity and Change in the Network Society: Conversation with Manuel Castells. (Transcript). Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley Globetrotter 'Conversations with History' Interview.


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Anderson, Chris 2006. The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More. New York: Hyperion

Aunger R. 2002. The Electric Meme: A New Theory of How We Think. New York, NY : The Free Press.

Diamond, J. 1997. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. W.W. Norton & Company.

Harvey, D. 2009. Reshaping Economic Geography: The World Development Report 2009 Development and Change. December 15. The Hague: Institute of Social Studies.

Inglehart, Ronald and Christian Welzel. 2005. Modernization, Cultural Change and Democracy. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Kalberg, Stephen. 1994. Max Weber's Comparative-Historical Sociology. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago.

Mace, R., Holden C., Shennan, S. 2005. The evolution of cultural diversity: a phylogenetic approach. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Mendes-Franco, Janine. 2014. Remembering the Jamaican Cultural Theorist Stuart Hall. February 10. Cambridge, MA: Global Voices Online.

O’Brien, M.J. and Shennan, S.J., (eds.) 2009. Issues in Anthropological Studies of Innovation. In Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology. MIT Press.

Postill, John. 2012. Towards a diachronic ethnography of media and actual social changes. johnpostill.com.

Postill, John. 2010. Theorising Cultural Change. July 14. johnpostill.wordpress.com.

Sperber, Dan. 1996 Explaining culture : a naturalistic approach. Oxford: Blackwell.

Tuzin, Donald. (2001) Social Complexity in the Making: A case study among the Arapesh of New Guinea. Routledge.


Theorising media and change

Hobart, M. 2010, 'What do we mean by “media practices”?', in B. Bräuchler and J. Postill (eds.), Theorising Media and Practice, Berghahn, Oxford and New York.

Postill, J. 2006. Media and Nation Building: How the Iban Became Malaysian. Oxford and New York: Berghahn.

Postill, J. 2013. The multilinearity of protest: understanding new social movements through their events, trends and routines. Melbourne: RMIT University. Available at: http://johnpostill.com/2013/10/19/the-multilinearity-of-protest/

Sewell W.H., Jr (2005) Logics of History: Social theory and social transformation. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press

See also the Media and Social Change bibliography: http://mediasocialchange.net/bibliography/


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Contee, Cheryl. 2013. The Innovation Intermission. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Daw, Jeremy and Jamen Shively. 2013. How To Change The World - Uruguay Policy. ("Jamen Shively interviews Jeremy Daw on Uruguay's impending policy change, recognizing the incompatibility of the 1961 UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and the UN's Universal Declaration"). Berkeley, CA: How to change the world.

Dibb, Mike (Producer/Director). 2013. In Conversation with Stuart Hall. Youtube.com.

Harvey, David. 2010. RSA Animate - Crises of Capitalism. UK: RSA Animate.

Spiegel, Alix. 2013. Why Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning Differently. September 02. NPR.


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Harvey, David. 2012. Reading Marx's Capital with David Harvey: A close reading of the text of Karl Marx's Capital. New York, NY: davidharvey.org.

How to change the world. 2013. How to change the world. Berkeley, CA: howtochangetheworld.org.


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