Advances in Social Action, Planning and Evaluation (15 credits)
Enghel, Florencia & Karin Wilkins (eds.) (2012). Communication, Media and Development : Problems and Perspectives. Nordicom Review vol. 33/Glocal Times, issue 17/18
Hemer, Oscar and Thomas Tufte (eds.) (2005) Media and Glocal Change. Rethinking Communication for Development. Buenos Aires, Göteborg:
Lennie, June. & Tacchi, Jo. (2013). Evaluating communication for development: a framework for social change. New York: Routledge
Mefalopulos, Paulo and Thomas Tufte (2009). Participatory Communication. A practical guide.
World Bank Working Paper 170. The World Bank
Patton, M. Q. (2012) Essentials of utilisation-focused evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
Quarry, Wendy & Ramírez, Ricardo (2009) Communication for another development: listening before telling. London: Zed Books
Ramirez, Ricardo & Dal Brodhead (2013). Utilization Focused Evaluation : A primer for evaluators. Penang: Southbound
Available online http:evaluationinpractice.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/ufeenglishprimer.pdf
Wilkins, Karin. Tufte, Thomas and Obregon, Rafael (eds.) (2014) The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwel
Chapter 4, Wilkins, Karin (2014) Advocacy Communication pp. 58 - 71
Chapter 10, Wasiboard, Silvo (2014) The Strategic Politics of Participatory Communication pp.147 - 167
Chapter 17, McKnee, Neil. Becker-Benton and Bockh, Emily (2014) Social and Behaviour Change Communication pp. 279 – 297
Please note: The Hand Book in Development Communication is available as an online resource through the Malmö University library
Suggested additional and thematic readings will be announced at the beginning of the course
Specialization (15 credits)
The course literature and other teaching materials are selected by the student and approved by the supervisor.
Joint core course literature:
Fink, Arlene: Conducting Research Literature Reviews-From the Internet to Paper (4th Edition), London: Sage, 2014.
Ridley, Diana: The Literature Review-A Step-by-Step Guide for Students (2nd Edition), London: Sage, 2012.
Journal of Development Effectiveness: Special Issue on Systematic Reviews, Vol.4, No.3, 2012.
Mallet, Richard: ‘What works’? Systematic reviews in international development research and policy, London: ODI, 2012, available online at https://www.odi.org/comment/6283-systematic-reviews-international-development-slrc
Production Project (30 credits)
Individual reading lists will be made for each production/intervention in dialogue between student(s) and supervisor.
Suggested joint references are listed below.
ComDev theory and methodology
Hemer, Oscar & Thomas Tufte (eds.) (2016). Voice & Matter: communication, development and the cultural return. Göteborg: Nordicom
Ngomba, Teke & Norbert Wildermuth (eds.) (2016). Methodological reflections on researching communication for development and social change. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan
Thomas, Pradip N. (ed.) (2015). Beyond the impasse: exploring new thinking in communication for social change. Göteborg: Nordicom Review 36 (special issue)
Willett, Amanda (2013). Media production: a practical guide to radio & TV. Oxford: Routledge.
Rettberg, Jill Walker (2014). Blogging. Cambridge: Polity.
Morley, David (2007). The Cambridge introduction to creative writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Pope, Rob (2005). Creativity: theory, history, practice. Oxfordshire: Routledge.
Other readings (general and specific)
Bolton, Gillie (2010) Reflective practice: writing and professional development. London: Sage.
Pink, Sarah. Horst, Heather, Postill, John, Hjort, Larissa, Lewis, Tanya & Jo Tacchi (2016). Digital ethnography: principles and practice. 1st edition. London: SAGE
Reason, Peter & Bradbury, Hilary (2013) The SAGE handbook of action research. Participative inquiry and practice. London: Sage.
Terras, Melissa, Nyan, Julianne & Vanhoutte, Edward (2013) Defining digital humanities. A reader. Farnham: Ashgate.
Wulff, Helena (ed.) (2016). The anthropologist as writer: genres and contexts in the twenty-first century. New York: Berghahn