Kate Crawford


Academic Publications

Social studies of data and algorithms

Politics of platforms

  • Luke Stark and Kate Crawford, 2015 'The Conservatism of Emoji: Affect and Labor in Informational Capitalism', Social Media and Society. http://sms.sagepub.com/content/1/2/2056305115604853.full
  • Kate Crawford and Tarleton Gillespie, 2014 'What is a Flag For? Social Media Reporting Tools and the Vocabulary of Complaint', New Media & Society. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2476464
  • Kate Crawford and Catharine Lumby, 2013 'Networks of Governance: Users, Platforms, and the Challenge of Networked Media Regulation', International Journal of Technology Policy and Law, Vol. 2, No. 1. http://ssrn.com/abstract=2246772
  • Frances Shaw, Jean Burgess, Kate Crawford, Axel Bruns, 2013. 'Sharing News, Making Sense, Saying Thanks: Patterns of Talk on Twitter during the Queensland Floods', Australian Journal of Communication, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp.23-40. http://www.austjourcomm.org/index.php/ajc/article/view/16
  • Clifton Evers, Kath Albury, Paul Byron and Kate Crawford, 2013 'Young People, Social Media, Social Network Sites and Sexual Health Communication in Australia: "This is Funny, You Should Watch It"', International Journal of Communication 7, pp 263-280. http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/1106/853
  • Jo Tacchi, Kathi Kitner and Kate Crawford, 2012 'Meaningful Mobility: Gender, Development and Mobile Phones', Feminist Media Studies, Vol 12, No. 4, pp 528-537. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/14680777.2012.741869#.UaDayGRAQtk  [pdf]
  • Kath Albury and Kate Crawford, 2012 'Sexting, Consent and Young People's Ethics: Beyond 'Megan's Story', Continuum, 26: 3, pp 463-473. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2009. 'These Foolish Things: On Intimacy and Insignificance in Mobile Media.' In Mobile Technologies: From Telecommunications to Media, edited by Gerard Goggin and Larissa Hjorth, 252-265. New York: Routledge.
  • Kate Crawford, 2010.'What's Happening? Banality and Intimacy in Mobile and Social Media', in Humanities Australia, Issue 1, pp 64-71. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford and Gerard Goggin, 2010. 'Moveable Types: The Emergence of Mobile Social Media in Australia, in Media Asia Journal, Vol. 37 No 4, pp 224-231.  [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2009. 'Emergency Environmentalism: On Fear, Lifestyle Politics and Subjectivity, Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities, Vol. 14, 2, pp 29-35. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford and Gerard Goggin, 2008. 'Handsome Devils: Mobile imaginings of Youth Culture', Global Media Journal, Vol. 2, http://www.commarts.uws.edu.au/gmjau/iss1_2008/crawford_goggin.html
  • Kate Crawford, 2006. 'Control-Shift: Censorship and the Internet', in Catharine Lumby and Elspeth Probyn (eds.) Remote Control: New Media, New Ethics. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. [pdf]

Listening and networked technology

  • Kate Crawford, 2012. 'Four ways of Listening to an iPhone: From Sound and Network Listening to Biometric Data and Geolocative Tracking', in Studying Mobile Media: Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communication, and the iPhone, edited by Larissa Hjorth, Ingrid Richardson and Jean Burgess. London and New York: Routledge. pp 213-239. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, reprint 2012 'Following You: Disciplines of Listening in Social Media', in The Sound Studies Reader, ed. Jonathan Sterne. Routledge: New York, pp 79-88.
  • Kate Crawford, 2011. 'Listening, not Lurking: The Neglected Form of Participation', in Cultures of Participation, edited by Hajo Grief, Larissa Hjorth, and Amparo Lasén. Peter Lang: Berlin pp 63-77. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2010. 'News To Me: Twitter and the Personal Networking of News', in News Online, edited by Graham Meikle and Guy Redden, 135-156. London: Palgrave. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2010. 'Noise, Now: Listening to Networks,' in Meanjin, Vol. 69, No. 2, June, pp 64-69.
  • Kate Crawford and Gerard Goggin, 2010. 'Generation Disconnections: Youth Culture & Mobile Media', in Mobile Communication: Bringing Us Together or Tearing Us Apart?, edited by Rich Ling and Scott Campbell, The Mobile Communication Research Series: Volume II. New Brunswick: Transaction.
  • Kate Crawford, 2009. 'Following You: Disciplines of Listening in Social Media', Continuum, 23, Issue 4, pp 525-535. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2009. 'Listening as Participation: Social Media and Metaphors of Hearing Online', The Good, The Bad and The Challenging: The User and The Future of Information and Communication Technologies, COST 298 Conference journal. Copenhagen: COST. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2006. 'Adaptation: Tracking the Ecologies of Music and Peer-to-Peer Networks.' Media International Australia, Copyright, Media & Innovation, Special Issue 114, pp 30-39.

Technology, generations and social change

  • Kate Crawford and Penny Robinson, 2013. 'Beyond Generations and New Media', in A Companion to New Media Dynamics, eds. John Hartley, Jean Burgess and Axel Bruns. Oxford: Blackwell. pp 472-280.
  • Kate Crawford, 2012. 'Reanimating Adulthood' in Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries, eds. Kerry Robinson and Cristyn Davies. Bentham Science. pp 140-167.
  • Kate Crawford, 2010. 'Adulthood After the Crash', in Radical Futures: Politics for the Next Generation, edited by Ben Little. London: Lawrence and Wishart: 46-51. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2010. 'Buying In: On Adulthood and Home Ownership Ideologies', in The Problem of Contemporary Adulthood: Calendars, Cartographies, and Constructions, edited by Judith Burnett. London: Palgrave. pp 39-55.
  • Kate Crawford, 2009. 'Adult Responsibility in Insecure Times', Soundings, 41, Winter, pp 45-55. [pdf]
  • Kate Crawford, 2006. Adult Themes. Macmillan, Sydney.

Edited Collections

  • Kate Crawford and Mary Gray (eds), 2014 Big Data, Big Questions, special section in the International Journal of Communication, Vol. 8. http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/issue/view/10.

    Contains eight articles addressing a range of disciplinary perspectives on big data. Authors include: Mark Andrejevic; Geoffrey C. Bowker; Lawrence Busch; Nick Couldry and Joseph Turow; Kevin Driscoll and Shawn Walker; Dawn Nafus and Jamie Sherman; Cornelius Puschmann and Jean Burgess; Jim Thatcher.

Recent Essays and Op-Eds