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Books and Volumes

  1. Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring. Series: Oxford Studies in Digital Politics. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117564 (with Phil Howard)

Reprinted in Chinese:

  • Shuzi meiti yu alabo zhi chun [Digital media and the Arab spring] (K. Fang, Translator). In Z. Xu (Ed.), Dongfang Lishi Pinglun [Oriental History Review] (Issue 4) (pp. 61–74). Guilin, China: Guangxi Normal University Press.

Scholarly Reviews:

  • Abootalebi, Ali R. 2013. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” Choice 51 (4): 2322.
  • Earl, Jennifer. 2014. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” Political Science Quarterly 129 (2): 377–8.
  • Faris, David. 2014. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” The Middle East Journal 68 (1): 180–1.
  • Galindo, Rocío O. 2013. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” Information Polity 18 (4): 363–6.
  • Jensen, Michael J. 2015. “Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring.” Perspectives on Politics 13 (2): 563–4.
  • Meltzer, Kimberly. 2015. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” Journal of Media and Religion 14 (4): 445–7.
  • Neyazi, Taberez A. 2015. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” Political Studies Review 13 (3): 468.
  • Ryan, Eleanor. 2013. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” Kaleidoscope 5 (2): 227–9.
  • Sakr, Naomi. 2016. “Review of Democracy’s Fourth Wave? by Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain.” International Journal of Press–Politics 21 (1): 136–7.

Notes:

  • Top–5 most read book at West Point (July 2014)
  • Recommended reading at the Annual West Point Conference on US Affairs

 

  1. State Power 2.0: Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement Worldwide. (Edited Volume). London, UK: Ashgate Publishing. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117565 (with Phil Howard).

 

Articles and Chapters

  1. Howard, Philip., and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2011. “The Role of Digital Media” (Special Issue: The Upheavals in Egypt and Tunisia). The Journal of Democracy 22 (3): 35–48.
    • Notes: Recommended reading at the Annual West Point Conference on US Affairs.
  2. Howard, Philip., Sheetal Agarwal, and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2011. “When Do States Disconnect Their Digital Networks? Regime Responses to the Political Uses of Social Media.” (Special Issue: Twitter Revolutions? Addressing Social Media and Dissent), The Communication Review 14 (3): 216–32.
  3. Moy, Patricia., and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2011. “Media Influences on Political Trust and Engagement.” In The Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media, edited by Robert Shapiro and Lawrence Jacobs, 220–35. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  4. Nahon, Karine., Jeff Hemsley, Shawn Walker, and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2011. “Fifteen Minutes of Fame: The Power of Blogs in the Lifecycle of Viral Political Information.” Policy and Internet 3 (1): 1–28.
  5. Bennett, Lance., Deen Freelon, Muzammil M. Hussain, and Chris Wells. 2012. “Digital Media and Youth Engagement.” In The SAGE Handbook of Political Communication, edited by Holli Semetko and Margaret Scammell, 127–152. London, UK: Sage Publications.
  6. Hussain, Muzammil M. 2012. “Journalism’s Digital Disconnect: The Growth of Campaign Content and Entertainment Gatekeepers in Viral Political Information.” Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism 13 (8), 1024–1040.
  7. Hussain, Muzammil M., and Philip Howard. 2012. “Opening Closed Regimes: Civil Society, Information Infrastructure and Political Islam.” In Digital Media and Political Engagement Worldwide: A Comparative Study, edited by Eva Anduiza, Michael Jensen, and Laia Jorba, 200–20. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
  8. Howard, Philip., and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2012. “Egypt and Tunisia: The Role of Digital Media.” In Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy, edited by Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner, 110–123. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  9. Salamey, Imad., and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2012. “Sectarian Minorities and Democratic Transition in the Middle East: Survey of Lebanese Public Opinion.” In Global Science and Technology Forum: Second Annual International Conference on Political Science, Sociology, and International Relations, Singapore, September 2012, 18–26. Singapore: GSTF Digital Library.
  10. Hussain, Muzammil M., and Philip Howard. 2013. “What Best Explains Successful Protest Cascades? ICTs and the Fuzzy Causes of the Arab Spring” (Special Issue: International Relationships in the Information Age). The International Studies Review 15 (1): 48–66.
    • Notes: Recommended reading at the annual West Point Conference on US Affairs.
  11. Hussain, Muzammil M., Philip Howard and Sheetal Agarwal. 2013. “Introduction: State Power 2.0.” In State Power 2.0: Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement Worldwide, Edited by Muzammil M. Hussain and Philip Howard, 1–16. London, UK: Ashgate Publishing.
  12. Salamey, Imad., and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2013. “Media and Arab Transitions: The Challenge of Media Fragmentation and Political Sectarianism after the Arab Spring.” In IMed Mediterranean Yearbook, edited by Senén Florensa and Andreu Bassols, 64–70. Barcelona, Spain: European Institute of the Mediterranean.
    • Reprinted in French: “L’enjeu de la fragmentation des médias et du sectarisme politique après le printemps arabe.”
  13. Moy, Patricia., Michael Xenos, and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2013. “News and Political Entertainment Effects on Democratic Citizenship.” In The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies, Volume V: Media Effects/Media Psychology, edited by Erica Scharrer, 463–84. Blackwell Publishing.
  14. Howard, Philip., and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2014. “The Upheavals in Egypt and Tunisia: The Role of Digital Media.” In Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World, edited by Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner, 186–202. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  15. Hussain, Muzammil M. 2014. “Digital Infrastructure Politics and Internet Freedom Stakeholders after the Arab Spring” (Special Issue: Breaking Point: Protests and Revolutions in the 21st Century). The Journal of International Affairs 68 (1): 37–56.
  16. Hussain, Muzammil M., and Philip Howard. 2014. “Information Technology and the Limited States of the Arab Spring.” In Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood, edited by Steven Livingston and Gregor Walter–Drop, 17–29. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  17. Moy, Patricia., and Muzammil M. Hussain. 2014. “Media and Public Opinion in the Fragmented Society.” In The Spiral of Silence: New Perspectives on Communication and Public Opinion, edited by Wolfgang Donsbach, Charles Salmon, and Yariv Tsfati, 92–100. New York, NY: Routledge Publishing.
  18. Hussain, Muzammil M., and Sonia Shaikh. 2015. “Three Arenas for Interrogating Digital Politics in Middle East Affairs” (Special Issue: The Digital Age in the Middle East). The International Journal of Middle East Studies 47 (2): 366–8.
  19. Borge–Holthoefer, Javier., Muzammil M. Hussain, and Ingmar Weber. Forthcoming. “Studying Networked Communication in the Middle East: Social Disrupter and Social Observatory.” In The Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication, edited by Sandra Bailon and Brooke Welles, xx–xx. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  20. Hussain, Muzammil M. Forthcoming. “Tracing Digital Rights Activism after the Arab Spring: Internet Governance Politics and the Internet Freedom Proto–Regime.” In The Digital Middle East, edited by Mohamed Zayani, xx–xx. Doha, Qatar: Georgetown University Press.

Policy Papers and Grant Reports

  1. Madhany, al–Husein., and Muzammil M. Hussain. “New Media to Further Global Engagement.” White paper: The Brookings Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World (pp. 1–33), Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 2010. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117566
  2. Murty, Gayatri, and Muzammil M. Hussain. “Mass Media in Zambia: Demand–Side Measures of Access, Use and Reach.” White paper: AudienceScapes Development Research Series (pp. 1–50), Washington, DC: InterMedia Survey Research Institute, 2010. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117567
  3. Howard, Philip., Aiden Duffy, Deen Freelon, Muzammil M. Hussain, Will Mari, and Marwa Mazaid. “Opening Closed Regimes: What was the Role of Social Media during the Arab Spring?” White paper: Project on Information Technology and Political Islam (pp. 1–30). Seattle, WA: University of Washington, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117568
    • Top–10 paper in Social Science Research Network’s Protests/Social Movements
    • Top–10 paper in Social Science Research Network’s Civil Society & Social Movements
    • Top–10 paper in Social Science Research Network’s Civil Society, Social Movements & Citizenship
    • Top–10 paper in Social Science Research Network’s Conflict Studies: Intra–State Conflict eJournal
    • Top–10 paper in Social Science Research Network’s Political Anthropology eJournal
  4. Howard, Philip., Sheetal Agarwal, and Muzammil M. Hussain. “The Dictators’ Digital Dilemma: When Do States Disconnect Their Digital Networks?” White paper: Issues in Technology and Innovation (No. 13, pp. 1–11). Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117569

Book Reviews

  1. Hussain, Muzammil M. 2010. “Review of ‘Transnational Media Events: The Mohammed Cartoons and the Imagined Clash of Civilizations,’ by Elisabeth Eide, Risto Kunelius and Angela Phillips (Editors).” Global Media Journal 10 (17). http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117570
  2. Hussain, Muzammil M. 2013. “Review of ‘Real–Time Diplomacy: Politics and Power in the Social Media Era,’ by Philip Seib.” International Journal of Communication 7: 871–873. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117571
  3. Hussain, Muzammil M. 2013. “Review of ‘Third World Citizens and the Information Technology Revolution,’ by Nivien Saleh.” Perspectives on Politics 11 (3): 985–86. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/117572