Complete List of Publications

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Books

Brabham, D. C. (2015). Crowdsourcing in the public sector. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

  • Licensed as an audiobook (Redwood/University Press Audiobooks, 2017)

Brabham, D. C. (2013). Crowdsourcing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  • Reviewed 12 times: ACM Computing Reviews; British Computer Society; Booklist Online; Choice (American Library Association); Genetic Programming & Evolvable Machines; The Information Society; International Journal of Communication; International Journal of E-Planning Research; Learning, Media & Technology; New Media & Society; Online Information Review; Times Higher Education
  • Translated into simplified Chinese (Chongqing University Press, 2016)
  • Translated into Korean (Hanul Publishing Group, 2017)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Guth, K. L.*, & Brabham, D. C. (2017). Finding the diamond in the rough: Exploring communication and platform in crowdsourcing performance. Communication Monographs, 84(4), 510-533.

Brabham, D. C., & Guth, K. L.* (2017). The deliberative politics of the consultative layer: Participation hopes and communication as design values of civic tech founders. Journal of Communication, 67(4), 445-475.

Brabham, D. C. (2017). How crowdfunding discourse threatens public arts. New Media & Society, 19(7), 983-999.

Brabham, D. C., Ribisl, K. M., Kirchner, T. R., & Bernhardt, J. M. (2014). Crowdsourcing applications for public health. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 46(2), 179-187.

Brabham, D. C. (2012). The effectiveness of crowdsourcing public participation in a planning context. First Monday, 17(12) [15,400 words, 3 figures, 3 tables]. Available online: http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/4225/3377

Phillips, L. M.*, & Brabham, D. C. (2012). How today’s digital landscape redefines the notion of power in public relations. PRism, 9(2). Available online: http://www.prismjournal.org/fileadmin/9_2/Phillips_Brabham.pdf

Brabham, D. C. (2012). Motivations for participation in a crowdsourcing application to improve public engagement in transit planning. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 40(3), 307-328.

Brabham, D. C. (2012). Managing unexpected publics online: The challenge of targeting specific groups with the wide-reaching tool of the Internet. International Journal of Communication, 6, 1139-1158. Available online: http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/1542/751

Brabham, D. C. (2012). The myth of amateur crowds: A critical discourse analysis of crowdsourcing coverage. Information, Communication & Society, 15(3), 394-410.

Brabham, D. C. (2010). Moving the crowd at Threadless: Motivations for participation in a crowdsourcing application. Information, Communication & Society, 13(8), 1122-1145.

Brabham, D. C. (2009). Crowdsourcing the public participation process for planning projects. Planning Theory, 8(3), 242-262.

Brabham, D. C. (2008). Moving the crowd at iStockphoto: The composition of the crowd and motivations for participation in a crowdsourcing application. First Monday, 13(6) [5,500 words, 21 tables]. Available online: http://journals.uic.edu/fm/article/view/2159/1969

Brabham, D. C. (2008). Crowdsourcing as a model for problem solving: An introduction and cases. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 14(1), 75-90.

  • Translated into Turkish and reprinted in: Hülür, H., & Yaşin, C. (Eds.), (2016). Yeni Medya ve Kullanıcı [New media and the user]. Ankara, Turkey: Ütopya Publishing.

Brabham, D. C. (2006). Animated blackness in Shrek. Rocky Mountain Communication Review, 3(1), 64-71.

Brabham, D. C. (2006). Noticing design/Recognizing failure in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Space and Culture, 9(1), 28-30.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Roth, Y.*, Brabham, D. C., & Lemoine, J.-F. (2015). Recruiting individuals to a crowdsourcing community: Applying motivational categories to an ad copy test. In F. J. Garrigos-Simon, I. Gil-Pechuán, & S. Estelles-Miguel (Eds.), Advances in crowdsourcing (pp. 15-31). New York: Springer.

Brabham, D. C. (2013). The four urban governance problem types suitable for crowdsourcing citizen participation. In C. N. Silva (Ed.), Citizen e-participation in urban governance: Crowdsourcing and collaborative creativity (pp. 50-68). Hershey, PA: IGI-Global.

Invited Book Chapters & Journal Articles

Brabham, D. C. (2015). Studying normal, everyday social media. Social Media & Society, 1(1). Available online: http://sms.sagepub.com/content/1/1/2056305115580484.full.pdf

Brabham, D. C. (2013). Crowdsourcing: A model for leveraging online communities. In A. Delwiche & J. J. Henderson (Eds.), The participatory cultures handbook (pp. 120-129). New York: Routledge.

Brabham, D. C. (2011). The benefits of effective internal crowdsourcing applications. In PR News’ employee communications guidebook (Vol. 3, pp. 53-56). New York: PR News Press.

Brabham, D. C. (2011). Case 14 – De crowd is het hart van het crowdsourcing initiatief: Motivaties voor crowdsourcing [Case 14 – The crowd is the heart of the crowdsourcing initiative: Motivations for crowdsourcing]. In R. van Meer & T. Meuleman, De C2B revolutie: 7 stappen & 19 praktijkvoorbeelden van crowdsourcing [The crowd-to-business revolution: 7 steps & 19 examples of crowdsourcing] (pp. 148-149). Woerden, The Netherlands: Beerens Business Press [published in Dutch].

Brabham, D. C. (2007). Within reach: Publishing as a graduate student. Rocky Mountain Communication Review, 3(2), 42-46.

Published Conference Proceedings

Phillips, L.*, & Brabham, D. C. (2011). How today’s digital landscape redefines the notion of control in public relations. In L. R. Men & M. D. Dodd (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Public Relations Research Conference: Pushing the envelope in public relations theory and research and advancing practice (pp. 674-688). Miami, FL: Institute for Public Relations.

Brabham, D. C., Sanchez, T. W., & Bartholomew, K. (2010). Crowdsourcing public participation in transit planning: Preliminary results from the Next Stop Design case. In TRB 89th annual meeting compendium of papers (DVD, report no. 10-3730). Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.

Encyclopedia Article

Brabham, D. C. (2017). Crowdsourcing. In C. R. Scott & L. Lewis (Eds.), The international encyclopedia of organizational communication (Vol. 1, pp. 593-598). Malden, MA: Wiley & Sons.

Book Reviews

Brabham, D. C. (2011). [Review of Stephen Lax’s book Media and communication technologies: A critical introduction]. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 17(2), 228-230.

Brabham, D. C. (2008). [Review of John Vivian’s book The media of mass communication (9th ed.)]. American Communication Journal, 10(1). Available online:
http://ac-journal.org/journal/2008/Spring/BookReview2.pdf

Brabham, D. C. (2008). Imagination and the discursive construction of the Internet [Review of Patrice Flichy’s book The Internet imaginaire]. The Review of Communication, 8(3), 289-291.

Brabham, D. C. (2008, February). [Review of Ned Rossiter’s book Organized networks: Media theory, creative labour, new institutions]. Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies. Available online: http://rccs.usfca.edu/bookinfo.asp?ReviewID=535&BookID=388

Brabham, D. C. (2007). Legal lag on the digital frontier: A review of the second edition of Real law@virtual space [Review of Susan J. Drucker & Gary Gumpert’s anthology Real law@virtual space: Communication regulation in cyberspace (2nd ed.)]. The Review of Communication, 7(1), 124-126.

Columns

Brabham, D. C. (2011). Our robots, ourselves. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 13(10). Available online: http://flowtv.org/2011/03/our-robots-ourselves/

Brabham, D. C. (2011). The myth of amateur crowds. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 13(6). Available online: http://flowtv.org/2011/01/the-myth-of-amateur-crowds/

Brabham, D. C. (2010). The potential of vernacular video for queer youth. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 13(1). Available online:
http://flowtv.org/2010/10/vernacular-video-for-queer-youth/

Brabham, D. C. (2010). Tricking the taste buds: Messages of deception and inconvenience in “healthy” food. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 12(8). Available online: http://flowtv.org/2010/09/tricking-the-taste-buds/

Brabham, D. C. (2010). Power in parody: Femininity 101 at RuPaul’s Drag U. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 12(5). Available online:
http://flowtv.org/2010/07/femininity-101-at-rupauls-drag-u/

Brabham, D. C. (2010). Bend it like Shuster: Broadcasting curling’s accessibility. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 12(2). Available online:
http://flowtv.org/2010/06/bend-it-like-shuster/

Brabham, D. C., & Brabham, A. (2010). Bing: An illiterate cure for search overload. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 11(12). Available online: http://flowtv.org/?p=4953

Brabham, D. C. (2009). Crowdsourced advertising: How we outperform Madison Avenue. Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture, 9(10). Available online: http://flowtv.org/?p=3221

Notable Blog Posts

Brabham, D. C. (2013, April 17). The Boston Marathon bombings, 4chan’s Think Tank, and a modest proposal for an emergency crowdsourced investigation platform. Culture Digitally [Weblog]. Available online: http://culturedigitally.org/2013/04/boston-marathon-bombing-and-emergency-crowdsourced-investigation/

Brabham, D. C. (2012, January 24). Defining online community management. Culture Digitally [Weblog]. Available online: http://culturedigitally.org/2012/01/defining-online-community-management/

Brabham, D. C. (2011, February 6). Reining in crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing.org. Available online: http://www.crowdsourcing.org/editorial/reining-in-crowdsourcing/2547

Brabham, D. C. (2009, August 10). Get ready to participate: Crowdsourcing and governance. Confessions of an aca-fan: The official Weblog of Henry Jenkins [Weblog]. Available online: http://henryjenkins.org/2009/08/get_ready_to_participate_crowd.html

Brabham, D. C. (2007, April 6). Speakers’ corner: Diversity in the crowd. Crowdsourcing: Tracking the rise of the amateur [Weblog]. Available online: http://crowdsourcing.typepad.com/cs/2007/04/speakers_corner.html

Brabham, D. C. (2007, March 8). Faces in the crowd: Brett Snider. Crowdsourcing: Tracking the rise of the amateur [Weblog]. Available online: http://crowdsourcing.typepad.com/cs/2007/03/faces_in_the_cr.html

Miscellaneous Publications

Brabham, D. C. (2013, August 29). Doing crowdsourcing justice [Op-ed]. techPresident. Available online: http://techpresident.com/news/WeGov/24300/doing-crowdsourcing-justice

Mangun, K., & Brabham, D. C. (2011, September). Converging beat reporting, diversity and multimedia: An experiment in team teaching. Convergence Newsletter, 8(6). Available online: http://sc.edu/cmcis/news/convergence/v8no6.html#28

Brabham, D. C. (2011, Summer). Move the crowd: Online community management and crowdsourcing. Carolina Communicator, p. 9. Available online:
http://jomc.unc.edu/carolina-communicator-summer-2011

Brabham, D. C. (2006, March). Art day camps in the beauty of southern Utah. Exceptional Parent, 36(3), 42-43.

Brabham, D. C. (2005, July 7). We’re not all greedy [Guest editorial]. Salt Lake Metro, p. 9.

Brabham, D. C. (1999, July 7). [Photograph, black and white]. USA Today’s Baseball Weekly, p. 21.

Brabham, D. C. (1999). “Video Killed the Radio Star”: MTV’s impact, influence, and change in the music industry and popular culture. Texas Historian, 60(1), 11-13.

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