(CFP) Journal of Arab & Muslim Media Research

The Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research is a new refereed academic publication dedicated to the study of communication, culture and society in the Arab and Muslim world. It aims to lead the debate about the rapid changes in media and society in that part of the world. This journal is also interested in diasporic media like satellite TV, radio … Read More …

Farm Crisis: Why have over one lakh farmers killed themselves in the last decade

We, as a nation, are in the worst agrarian crisis in four decades. It is impossible to cover such a large issue in full. So I am going to be dealing with it in fragments today. I would like to stress that the crisis is so deep, so advanced that: firstly, no State, nobody, is exempt from this and it is not to be seen as the crisis of one State or one Government or one Party. It is a national crisis and we need to respond to it as such. Read More …

(CFP) Discourse and Class

This special edition of Critical Discourse Studies seeks papers that theorise, analyse and account for discourse as a site of class inequality. Of course, this means being able to consider what we mean by class, since many of the poorer socioeconomic groups are now part of communities that have never known work. We welcome articles examining discourse in relation to class structure, class formation, class culture, class consciousness and class action. Read More …