Publications

Books

Forthcoming (2017), Innovative ICT-enabled Services and Social Inclusion. London: Routledge (Co-edited with J. Choudrie and S. Kurnia).

book 1

2014, Internet studies: Past, Present and Future Directions. Ashgate Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4094-4641-5.

book 2

2011, Digital Divides in Europe: Culture, Politics and the Western-Southern Divide. Berlin: Peter Lang.

Journal special editions

2009, Guest Co-editor with S. Livingstone: Special Issue ‘European children go online’, Journal of Children and Media 3(4).

Journal special editions

2009, Guest Co-editor with S. Livingstone: Special Issue ‘European children go online’, Journal of Children and Media 3(4).

Journal articles 

In preparation, The vision of interdisciplinarity in digital research (with Y. Zhao).

Under review, The role of social media in informal aspects of the organisation of civic activism: Lessons from the role of Facebook in the Sunflower Movement. Social Media + Society.

Under review, Literacy and Training in Digital Research: the Researcher’s Perspective. New Media & Society.

In press, Travelling with the Traveller: an ethnographic framework for the study of digital inclusion and immigration. JOMEC (with N. Boursinou).

2016, Can media and communication researchers turn the present challenges of research impact and interdisciplinarity into future opportunities? The International Communication Gazette, June 27, 2016. doi: 10.1177/1748048516655718 (Online First)

2016, A ‘two-level social capital analysis’ of the role of online communication in civic activism: Lessons from the role of Facebook in the Sunflower MovementSocial Media + Society 2(4), 19 October, 2016. doi: 10.1177/2056305116671967 (Online First) (with Y. Zhao).

2016, Digital technologies in the research process: Lessons from the digital research community in the UKComputers in Human Behavior. 61, August 2016, 597–608. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.03.053

2014, Responsibility to report: the politics of British press reporting of the Darfur humanitarian crisis, Global Media and Communication 10(2): 193-219. doi: 10.1177/1742766514540980 (with C. Armstrong).

2012, Tackling cyberbullying: Review of empirical evidence regarding successful responses by students, parents, and schools, International Journal of Conflict and Violence 6(6): 283-293 (with S. Perren, L. Corcoran, H. Cowie, F. Dehue, D. Garcia, C. McGuckin, D. Smahel, A. Sevcikova. & T. Völlink).

2012, The role of social culture in internet adoption in Greece: Unpacking “I don't want to use the internet” and frequency of use, The Information Society 28(3): 174-188. doi: 10.1080/01972243.2012.670190.

2011, Why Internet use? A quantitative examination of the role of everyday life and Internet policy and regulation, Technology in Society 33(1-2): 73-83. doi: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2011.03.016.

2011, Digital Divides revisited: What is new about divides and their research?, Media, Culture & Society 33(2): 317-331. doi: 10.1177/0163443710393865.

2011, EU regulations on telecommunications: The role of subsidiarity and mediation, First Monday 16(1).

2010Internet policy and regulation through a socio-cultural lens: A dialogue between society’s culture and decision-makers?, Javnost-The Public 17(3): 23-38.

2010, Towards a Taxonomy for Regulatory Issues in a Digital Business Ecosystem in the EU, Journal of Information Technology 25(3): 289-307 (with S. Elaluf-Calderwood & J. Liebenau).

2010, The role of everyday life and resistance culture in non-adoption of the internet in Greece: A qualitative examination, Questions de communication 18(2010): 63-88.

2010, Child pornography on the internet and policy questions. The Greek case, Communication Issues Journal 6(11).

2009, Children and the Internet: A multinational research agenda, Journal of Children and Media 3(4): 309-15 (with S. Livingstone).

2009, E-commerce and online buying behavior: the rushed virtual consumers? A qualitative analysis of the Greek case, BLIK: Journal for audiovisual culture 2.2: 30-39.

2009, Reconceptualising Time and Space in the Era of Electronic Media and Communications, PLATFORM: Journal of media and communication 1: 11-32.

Book chapters

Forthcoming, 2017, Literacy and identity links forging digital inclusion? Critical reflections and signposts from a qualitative study. In J. Choudrie S. Kurnia and P. Tsatsou (Eds.) Innovative ICT-enabled Services and Social Inclusion. London: Routledge (with G. Youngs and C. Watt).

2013, Coping with cyberbullying: How can we prevent cyberbullying and how victims can cope with it. In P.K. Smith and G. Steffgen (Eds.) Cyberbullying Through the New Media: Findings from an International Network (pp. 121-135). East Sussex: Psychology Press (with McGuckin, C., Perren, S., Corcoran, L, Cowie, H., Dehue, F., Sevcikova, A. & Völlink, T.).

2013, Digital inclusion and connectivity of minority communities: the case of communities of disabled people. In J. Choudrie and C. Middleton. (Eds.) Management of Broadband Technology Innovation (pp. 122-141). London: Routledge (with G. Higgs, I. Stafford, R. Fry. & R. Berry).

2013, Digital inclusion: a case for micro perspective. In G. Youngs (Ed.) Digital World: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights (pp. 52-63). London: Routledge.

2011, Gender and sexuality in the Internet era. In K. Ross (Ed.) The Handbook of Gender, Sex and Media (pp. 516-534). Blackwell Publishing.

2011, Mobile phones like any other ICT? The case of Greece and its adoption of mobile phones from a socio-cultural perspective. In Y.K. Dwivedi (Ed.) Adoption, Usage, and Global Impact of Broadband Technologies: Diffusion, Practice and Policy (pp. 92-108). Hershey, USA: IGI Global.

2010, Role of social culture in evaluation of Internet policies. The case of everyday and resistant culture in Greece. In E. Adomi (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology Policy: Trends, Issues and Advancements (pp. 631-651). Hershey, USA: IGI Global.

2010, Digital Divides in Greece: role of culture and regulation. Implications for the European Information Society. In L. Fortunati, J. Vincent, J. Gebhardt, A. Petrovcic & O. Vershinskaya (Eds.) Interacting with Broadband Society (pp. 207-225). Berlin: Peter Lang.

2009, Digital divides and children in Europe. In S. Livingstone & L. Haddon (Eds.) Kids Online (pp. 107-119). London: Policy Press (with P. Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt. and M-F. Murru).

2008, Digital divides and the role of policy and regulation: a qualitative study. In Avgerou, C. Smith, M.L. and P.v.d. Besselaar (Eds.) Social Dimensions of Information and Communication Technology Policy (pp. 141-160). NY: Springer.

2007, Theoretical and Methodological Foundations for a Knowledge Base of Regulatory Issues: Trust in Digital Business Ecosystems. In F. Nachira, P. Dini, A. Nicolai, M. Le Louarn and L. Rivera Lèon (Eds.) Digital Ecosystems Book (pp. 98-105). European Union Research Programme FP6 (with S. Elaluf-Calderwood).

Book reviews

2010, Book Review: Stephen Coleman and Jay G. Blumler, The Internet and Democratic Citizenship: Theory, Practice and Policy, Media, Culture & Society 32(5): 891-893.

2009, Book Review: Des Freedman, The politics of media policy, International Journal of Communication, 3(2009): 8-11.

Research reports

2015, The Role of Digital Technologies in Social Research in the UK: An Emerging Digital Research Community. Final Report. Working Papers of the Communities & Culture Network+ Vol. 5 (April 2015).

2014, ‘Discovering Digital Me’: Forging Links between Digital Identity, Digital Literacy and Digital Economy. Final Report. University of Brighton, UK (with G. Youngs and C. Watt).

2012, Coping with Cyberbullying: A Systematic Literature Review. Final Report of the COST IS 0801 Working Group 5.(with S. Perren, L. Corcoran, H. Cowie, F. Dehue, D. Garcia, C. McGuckin, D. Smahel, A. Sevcikova & T. Völlink).

2011, ICT use and connectivity of minority communities in Wales. Final Report. Swansea University, Wales, UK (with G. Higgs, I. Stafford, R. Fry & R. Berry).

2011, ICT use and connectivity of minority communities in Wales. Discussion Paper. Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), UK (with G. Higgs, I. Stafford, R. Fry & R. Berry).

2011, ICT use and connectivity of minority communities in Wales. Literature Review. Swansea University, Wales, UK (with G. Higgs, I. Stafford, R. Fry & R. Berry).

2010, Policy note on ‘Methods of Public Consultation’, Welsh Labour Commission on Local Democracy and Local Government.

2007, Community Currencies at the boundary between the gift & exchange economies: the ground for business models in Digital Business Ecosystems. Report D6.5, Opaals Project (Contract n° IST-034744). London: London School of Economics and Political Science, Media and Communications Department.

2006, Locational Issues for the Implementation of the Knowledge Base of Regulatory Issues, Report D32.4, Digital Business Ecosystem Project (Contract n° 507953). London: London School of Economics and Political Science, Media and Communications Department (with G. Gow & S. Elaluf-Carderwood).

 

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