Thesis Title: Discursive intersections of newspapers and policy elites:A case study of genetically modiifed food in Britain, 1996-2000 (2012)
Supervisors: Professor Lilie Chouliaraki and Professor Elias Mossialos
After the PhD
Dr. Howarth is now a senior lecturer at Kingston University where she has been on a permanent, full-time contract since 2006. Since her viva, she has written articles, book chapters and grant applications.
Howarth, Anita. (forthcoming April 2013). ‘Participatory Politics, Environmental Journalism and Newspaper Campaigns’. In Bodker, H. Environmental Journalism. London: Routledge
Howarth, Anita. (forthcoming March 2013). ‘Newspaper Campaigning in Britain in the late 1990s’. In Howley, K. Media Interventions. New York: Peter Lang.
Howarth, Anita (2013) ‘The Weakest Link in Existing Studies: Media-Government Risk Interactions’. Journal of Risk Research. Published online August 2012; 16 (1)
Howarth, Anita. (2012). ‘Participatory Politics, Environmental Journalism and Newspaper Campaigns’. Journalism Studies. 13 (2) pp 210-225.
Howarth, Anita. (2012). ‘A Hunger Strike: The Ecology of a Protest’ M/C Journal 15 (3). Available open source at:
Howarth, Anita and Ibrahim, Yasmin. (2012). ‘Threat and Suffering: The Liminal Space of “The Jungle”’. in Andrews, H. and Roberts, L. Liminal Spaces. London: Routledge.
Howarth, Anita. (2010) Review in Development in Practice 19 (8) of Networking Futures: The Movements against Corporate Globalization, J.S. Juris. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
Howarth, Anita. (2010) ‘Contested Processes, Contested Influences - A Case Study of Genetically Modified Food in Britain’. In: Koch-Baumgarten, Sigrid and Voltmer, Katrin, (eds.) Public Policy and the Mass Media: The Interplay of Mass Communication and Political Decision Making. London: Routledge. pp. 143-161. (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science) ISBN 9780415485463
Howarth, Anita. (2008) ‘Foreign Policy, Identity and Media: Contestation over Zimbabwe’. In: Hadland, A., Louw, E., Seanti, S. and Wasserman, H. (eds.) Power, Politics and Identity in Post-apartheid South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa. HSRC. pp.290-311. ISBN 9780796922021. Available at: http://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/product.php?productid=2222
Conference Proceedings (Published)
Howarth, Anita. (2010c) ‘Discursive intersections: a case study of media-policy struggles over GM food risks’. Conference Proceedings. IAMCR. Braga, Portugal. 21 July 2010.
Howarth, Anita. (2007) ‘Contested processes, contested influence’. Paper delivered: European Consortium for Political Research Conference; 07-12 May 2007. Helsinki, Finland.
Conferences, Seminar papers and Invited talks (unpublished)
Howarth, Anita. (2011a) "The Whaling Wars of the Antarctic: The Case of Sea Shepherd, “Eco-Terrorism” and Multi-Media Activism”. Delivered at Mediating Environmental Change: The Way Forward. 04 March 2011. Bournemouth, UK.
Howarth, Anita (2011b) ‘The Negotiation of an (In)Tractable Controversy: Newspaper-Government engagements on GMOs.’ Public Engagement with Science Conference. Kingston University, 2-3 July
Howarth, Anita. (2011c). ‘Whale Wars – Image Event or Visual Surveillance?’ 17-18th November. ECREA Symposium on Visualizing Science and Environment. Brighton University.
Howarth, Anita. (2011d). ‘A Post-colonial dilemma: The polygamy of Jacob Zuma – African culture or AIDS scandal’. 16-17th December, ECREA Conference on Scandal and Moral Outrage. LSE
Howarth, Anita. (2010d) ‘Uneasy Bedfellows: the Unresolved Media-State Relationship in Analyses of Environmental Risk’. Paper Delivered at Moral Panic Conference. 11-12 December 2010. Brunel, UK.
Howarth Anita and Ibrahim, Yasmin. (2010) ‘Distancing Suffering: the Liminal Space of 'The Jungle'‘, Paper Delivered at Conference on Liminal Landscapes: Remapping the Field. 2 July 2010. Liverpool John Moores University.
Howarth, Anita. (2006) ‘Food Fights - Struggles between the Media and Policymakers over GM Food’. Paper Delivered at: Association for Cultural Studies Crossroads Conference. 20-23 Jul 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.
Routledge studies in media
Foreign Policy Analysis
Politics and Policy