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Publications

Selected works:

Swartz, Jeremy and Janet Wasko (eds.), MEDIA: A Transdisciplinary Inquiry, Bristol, UK/Chicago, IL: Intellect Books/University of Chicago Press, 2021.

Wasko, Janet, Understanding Disney: The Manufacture of Fantasy, 2nd Edition, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2020.

Wasko, Janet and Eileen R. Meehan (eds.), A Companion to Television, 2nd Edition, Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies Series, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2020.

Swartz, Jeremy, Janet Wasko, Carolyn Marvin, Robert K. Logan, and Beth Coleman, "Philosophy of Technology: Who Is in the Saddle?" Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 96, no. 2 (2019): 351-366.

Wasko, Janet, "Studying political economies of communication in the twenty-first century," Javnost-The Public 25, no. 1-2 (2018): 233-239.

Wasko, Janet, "Hollywood in the 21st Century," Economia della Cultura 27, no. 4 (2017): 479-496.

Birkinbine, Benjamin J., Rodrigo Gomez, and Janet Wasko (eds.), Global Media Giants, New York: Routledge, 2016.

Wasko, Janet, "Revisiting the political economy of film," in The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics, Routledge, 2016, pp. 84-96.

Wasko, Janet, "Learning from the History of the Field," Media Industries Journal 1, no. 3 (2015).

Russial, John, Peter Laufer, and Janet Wasko, "Journalism in crisis?" Javnost-The Public 22, no. 4 (2015): 299-312.

Wasko, Janet, "The study of the political economy of the media in the twenty-first century," International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics 10, no. 3 (2014): 259-271.

Wasko, Janet, Hollywood in the Information Age: Beyond the Silver Screen, Polity Press, 1994 (e-book, 2013).

Meehan, Eileen R. and Janet Wasko, "In defence of a political economy of the media," Javnost-The Public 20, no. 1 (2013): 39-53.

Wasko, Janet, Graham Murdock and Maria Helena Sousa (eds.), The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications, Handbooks of Global Media and Communication Series, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Wasko, Janet, "Children’s virtual worlds: The latest commercialization of children’s culture," in Childhood and Consumer Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2010, pp. 113-129.