Publications

Academic publications

Refereed articles (12)

  1. Alencar, A. (2019). A review of the literature on mobile communication and refugees. Sociology Accepted for publication. Invited author.
  2. Alencar, A., Mena Montes, N. & Vicente-Mariño, M. (2019). From fragmentation to integration: Addressing the role of communication in refugee crises and (re)settlement processes. International Communication Gazette. Accepted for publication
  3. Alencar, A. & Tsagkroni, V. (2019). Prospects of refugee integration in the Netherlands: Social capital, information practices and digital media. Media and Communication, 7(2), 184-194
  4. Tsagkroni, V. & Alencar, A. (2019). Introduction to “Refugee crises disclosed: Intersections between media, communication and forced migration processes. Media and Communication, 7(2), 169-172
  5. Alencar, A., Kondova, K. & Ribbens, W. (2018). The smartphone as a lifeline: An exploration of refugees’ use of digital communication technologies during their flight. Media, Culture & Society, 41(6), 828-844 doi.org/10.1177/0163443718813486
  6. De la Hera Conde-Pumpido, T; Loos, E., Van Wilgenburg, W., Versteeg, M., Alencar, A., Simons, M., Lamoth, C. & Finkenauer, C. (2018). Using an Ice-skating Exergame to Foster Intercultural Interaction Between Refugees and Dutch children. Cogent Education, 5(1), 1-20     doi/full/10.1080/2331186X.2018.1538587
  7. Alencar, A. (2017). Refugee integration and social media. A local and experiential perspective. Information, Communication & Society, 21(11), 1558-1603, doi:10.1080/1369118X.2017.1340500
  8. Alencar, A. & Deuze, M. (2017). News for assimilation or integration? Examining the functions of news in shaping acculturation experiences of immigrants in the Netherlands and Spain. European Journal of Communication, 32(2), 151-166. doi:10.1177/0267323117689993.
  9. Alencar, A. & Kruikemeier, S. (2016). Audiovisual infotainment in European news: A comparative content analysis of Dutch, Spanish and Irish television news programs. Journalism: theory, practice & criticism, 1-18. Advanced online publication. doi:1177/1464884916671332.
  10. Wojcieszak, M., Azrout, R., Boomgaarden, H., Alencar, A. & Sheets Thibaut, P. H. (2015). Integrating Muslim Immigrant Minorities: The Effects of Narrative and Statistical Messages. Communication Research, 44(4), 582-607. doi:10.1177/0093650215600490.
  11. De la Hera Conde-Pumpido, & Alencar, A. (2015). Collaborative Digital Games as a Mediation Tool to Foster Intercultural Integration in Dutch Primary Schools. E-learning Papers, 43, 1-11.
  12. Alencar, A. (2013). Cross-cultural perspectives on framing social reality: A comparative study of Brazilian and Spanish TV news contents. Razón y Palabra, 82, 1-25.

Journal (Guest) Editorship (2)

  1. Alencar, A., Mena Montes, N. & Vicente-Mariño, M. (Eds.). From Fragmentation to Integration. The Role of Communication in Refugee Crises and Resettlement Processes [Special issue]. International            Communication Gazette. Accepted for publication
  2. Tsagkroni, V., & Alencar, A. (Eds.). (2019). Refugee Crises Disclosed: Intersections between Media, Communication and Forced Migration Processes [Special issue]. Media and Communication, 7(2), 169-302

 Book monograph/book editorial (2)

  1. Alencar, A. (2012). La mediatización intercultural del espacio social en los informativos diarios en television -Intercultural mediatization of social reality in television news- (Unpublished Doctoral dissertation). University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela. Retrieved from: https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/tesis?codigo=110448
  2. Ledo Andión, M., Campos Freire, F., Castelló Mayo, E., Pérez Pereiro, M., Rodríguez Vázquez, A. I., Gómez Viñas, X., Alencar, A., Roca Baamonde, S., Salgueiro Santiso, M. J. (2011). Lusofonía, Interactividade e Interculturalidade. Santiago de Compostela: Unidixital.

Book chapters (5)

  1. Alencar, A. (2019). Digital place-making practices and daily struggles of Venezuelan forced migrants in Brazil. In Koen Leurs, Kevin Smets, Myria Georgiou, Saskia Witterborn, Radhika Gajjala (Eds.) The Sage Handbook of Migration and Media (pp 503-514)London: Sage. Invited author
  2. Lopez-Gomez, A., Barreiro, S., Alencar, A. (2019). Festival peripheris. Linguistic diversity and documentary films in the EU. In Aida Vallejo (Ed.) Documentary Film Festivals. History, Politics, Industry (pp 144-153). Palgrave.
  3. Alencar, A., & De la Hera Conde-Pumpido, T. (2018). Mediating Intercultural Integration through Collaborative Video Games. In Gita Sukthankar, Kiran Lakkaraju, Rolf T. Wigand (Eds.), Social Interactions in Virtual Worlds (pp. 11-42. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  4. Alencar, A. (2014). TV News for Promoting Interculturalism. A Novel Step towards Immigrant Integration. In F. Ubierna Gomez & J. Sierra Sanchez (Eds.) Miscelania sobre el Entorno Audiovisual en 2014 (pp. 513-532). Madrid, Spain: Editorial Fragua.
  5. Rodríguez Vásquez, A. I., Alencar, A., Roca Baamonde, S., Gómez Viñas, X., Salgueiro Santiso, M. J. (2010). Iniciativas de Pesquisa no Ciberespaço Lusófono (Research initiatives in Lusophone cyberspace). In Moisés de Lemos Martins, Rosa Cabecinhas, Lurdes Macedo. (Eds.), Anuário de Comunicação Lusófona (pp. 137-155). Minho, Portugal, Grácio Editor.

Other (Proceedings, working papers, online articles)

  1. Alencar, A. & Camargo, J. (2019). Rethinking identities within digital governance of Venezuelan forced migration in Brazil. Rething Refugee Platform. Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Invited author.
  2. Lee, J. S., & Alencar, A. (2019). Cultural values and context in news narratives: A comparative study of Dutch, Spanish and Irish television news. Article based on presentation at ‘7th European Communication Conference (ECC-ECREA)’. Lugano, Switzerland, 31 October 2018.
  3. Alencar, A. (2015). TV News for Promoting Interculturalism. A Novel Step towards ImmigrantIntegration. Report summary, European Commission.
  4. Peregrino, R., & Alencar, A. (2011). Las nuevas tecnologias de la información a servicio de la democratización del conocimiento en los modelos de gobierno electrónico. Proceedings of the 12th Congreso de Periodismo Digital de Huesca (pp. 398-410). Zaragoza, Spain, Asociación de Periodistas de Aragón.
  5. Alencar, A. (2010). The blind’s look reception towards the cinematographic images. In: Antônio Costa Valente; Rita Capucho (Eds.), Avanca / Cinema (pp. 110-115), Avanca, Portugal, Cine Clube de Avanca Editor. doi:320724/10-978.989.96858.0.2