Dr Martina Topic, Reader

Dr Martina Topic

Reader

Dr Martina Topić is a Reader at Leeds Business School.

Martina worked as a journalist in print media in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy, as well as an entrepreneur where she has founded several companies in the past 10 years. As an entrepreneur, she was responsible for management and marketing activities. Martina also worked at the University of Zagreb (Faculty of Political Science) as a research assistant (2007-2013). At Leeds Beckett University, she was first appointed as a graduate teaching assistant (2014-2016), then Lecturer in Public Relations (2016-2017), then Senior Lecturer in Public Relations (2017-2021) and since September 2021, she works as a Reader in Leeds Business School.

Martina has worked as a researcher on many research projects, including UNESCO Media Development Indicators (2008-2009), FP7 Identities and Modernities in Europe (2009-2012), Public Service Employment (2017-2017), yellow sticker shopping project (2017-2018), sustainability and consumer views (since June 2018) and COMPETE IN project (since October 2017). She was project lead for the British Academy funded project on Women in UK's Advertising Industry, HEFCE funded project on Women in British Journalism, HEFCE funded projects on Women in PR and Marketing and research-based teaching and student satisfaction.

Martina also successfully led the EUPRERA project on Women in Public Relations (2018-2021), and currently, she leads the EUPRERA research network on Women in Public Relations. She is also a research lead for the #WECAN project (Women Empowered through Coaching and Networking), funded by the European Social Fund and Department of Work and Pensions.

Since 2016, Martina has served as the Local Research Ethics Coordinator. Martina also holds the Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and she is an external examiner at Wolverhampton University, Manchester Metropolitan University, and previously she was also an external examiner at Bournemouth University (2017-2021).

Martina is a member of the editorial board of several academic journals including Sociology (British Sociological Association) and The Qualitative Report (Nova Southeastern University). She is an editor of the section ‘Culture, Media and Film’ of Cogent Arts and Humanities Open Access journal (Taylor and Francis), editor-in-chief of Corporate Communication: An International Journal (Emerald) and editor-in-chief of the book series 'Women, Economics and the Labour Relations' (Emerald). She is a member of the British Sociological Association, European Sociological Association, EUPRERA, ECREA, British Academy of Management and the Conference of Socialist Economists.

Current Teaching

Undergraduate teaching:

  • Fashion Public Relations (module leader)
  • Communication Ethics and Regulation (module leader)
  • Research Methods for PR
  • Managing Communication for Employee Engagement

PhD Completions:

Director of Studies

  • Chao-Kai Mao - Investigation of the Relationship between Internationalization, Firm-Specific Assets and Financial Performance: An Empirical Study of Listed and OTC Firms in Taiwan
  • Mike Caramraz Halkhore – “The Clinical Lived Experiences of first-year Newly Registered Nurses: A Phenomenological Study in Mauritius
  • International Doctoral Supervision
  • Mirela Polić – mentor of ERASMUS+ research practice stay (January – April 2020)

PhD Supervisions (ongoing)

Director of Studies

  • Teela Clayton – “Communication Management of AIDS and COVID-19 Outbreaks: A Stakeholder Analysis of Early Public Relations and Media Reporting, and the Impact on BAME Communities” (2021-)
  • Gabrielle Round – “Internal and External Mentoring and the Impact on Women’s Career Progression and Empowerment” (#WECAN PhD student, funded by the School) (2021-)
  • Koralagamage Clement Saman Milroy Appuhamy – “The Media Corporate Social Responsibility: Public and Independent Media in the UK” (2019-)
  • Temitope Mubo Fadeyibi – “Career Progression Barriers for Women in Academia: A Case Study of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Nigeria” (2019-)
  • Leon Consearo – “A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study of Delegates Experiences of Leadership Development via the New Degree Apprenticeship” (2019-)
  • Laura Garry – “Women in the Finance Sector in the UK” (2020-)

Supervisor

  • Martin Cadek – “A national, collaborative analysis of the NCMP process with parents, carers, and other stakeholders” (passed viva, conducting corrections) (2019-2021)
  • Dean Horsman – “Meaning, Sensemaking and Learning in Emotional Engagement: An NHS Case Study” (2019-)
  • Sophie Johnson – “The Value of PR: The effectiveness of relationship evaluation to justify resources in the financial contexts of an organisation” (2020-)
  • Chris Carbery – “The Search for Value? Competing conceptualisations in the contemporary economics curriculum” (2020-)
  • Rameesha Naveed – “Exploring the critical success factors impacting the wellbeing of key workers and how they have managed their work-life balance” (2021-)

Research Interests

Martina's research interests include Public Relations History, Corporate Social Responsibility, Journalism Studies and Women and Feminist Studies (ecofeminism in particular). She has published articles, book chapters and books in these areas of interest and she has supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate students in these fields. She is particularly focused on studying women’s experiences in communications industries in England (advertising, public relations, journalism). In this, she looks at lived experiences, the office culture and leadership using Bourdieu’s habitus and the Difference Approach. She is also an author of 'Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Affairs in the British Press: An Ecofeminist Critique of Neoliberalism' (Routledge, 2021).

Martina is currently preparing two edited books, Media and Women in Capitalism and Socialism (Intellect) and Towards a new understanding of masculine habitus and women and leadership in public relations(Routledge).

Dr Martina Topic, Reader

Ask Me About

  1. Equality and inclusion
  2. Coaching
  3. Communications
  4. Feminism
  5. Gender
  6. Journalism
  7. Media
  8. Public Relations

Selected Outputs

  • Topic M; Cunha MJ (In press) Women and Girls in Popular Television in the Age of Post-Feminism.

  • Topic M; Kilvington D; Holy M; Van Sterkenburg J (In press) Perpetuating Inequality: Media Discourses on ‘Race’ and Gender.

  • Topic M (2020) #MeToo: Past, present and what next?.

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  • Topic M; Kirk N (2019) Media and Nationalism in the Network Society.

  • Topic M (2017) A Dancing Nation - Cultural Sociology of Dance in Israel.

  • Topic M (2021) Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Affairs in the British Press: An Ecofeminist Critique of Neoliberalism. London: Routledge.

  • eds. Topic M; Lodorfos G (2021) The Sustainability Debate Policies, Gender and the Media.

  • eds. Topic M; Radeljic B (2015) Religion in the Post-Yugoslav Context. Religion New York: Lexington Books.

  • Topic M eds. Topic M; Sremac S (2014) Europe as a Multiple Modernity: Multiplicity of Religious Identities and Belonging. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambrige Scholars Publishing.

  • Topic M eds. Topic M; Rodin S (2012) Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Imperialism: European Perspective(s). Peter Lang.

  • Topic M; Perusko Z; Perisin T; Vilovic G; Zgrabljic Rotar N (2011) Hrvatski medijski sustav prema UNESCO-ovim indikatorima medijskog razvoja. Zagreb: Fakultet politickih znanosti.

  • Fuentes Lara C; Moreno Á; Zurro N (2021) Women in Public Relations in Spain.

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  • Topic M (2021) Internationalisation of SMEs in Leeds and Wakefield: A Summary of Findings.

  • Kaladze N; Bibilashvili L; Bandzeladze M (2020) Women in Public Relations in Georgia. EUPRERA Report Vol. 2, No. 3.

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  • Polic M; Holy M (2020) EUPRERA Report Vol 2., No. 2. Women in Public Relations in Croatia.

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  • Topic M; Diers-Lawson A; Goodman C (2020) An inquiry into ways research-based teaching can contribute towards student attainment, satisfaction and employability prospects.

  • Topic M (2020) EUPRERA Report, Vol.2, No. 1. Women in Public Relations in England.

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  • Topic M; Bruegmann C (2020) Women Journalists in the UK Press.

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  • Topic M (2019) ‘Bloke-ification as a social issue? The case study of women in the UK’s advertising industry’ The Key Findings from the British Academy-funded Project.

  • Topic M; Cunha MJ; Reigstad A; Jelen-Sanchez A; Diers Lawson A; Polic M; Moreno A; Zurbano Berenguer B; Damian-Gaillard B; Sanz P (2019) EUPRERA Report, Vol.1, No. 1 - Women in Public Relations: A Literature Review (1982-2019).

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  • Topic M; Mitchell B (2019) GENERATION Z & CONSUMER TRENDS IN ENVIRONMENTAL PACKAGING.

  • Topic M; Devins D (2019) COMPETE IN: The International Best Practice Review.

  • Tench R; Diers Lawson A; Topic M (2018) Communication and (re)branding toolkit for employment services.

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  • Topic M; Mitchell B; Munroe O (2018) Product and Packaging Innovation: Attitudes, Behaviours, and Strategies for Sustainable Packaging.

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  • Tench R; Diers Lawson A; Topic M (2017) COMMUNICATIONS AND BRANDING STRATEGIES TOOLKIT BENCHMARKING REPORT.

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  • Topic M; Ichijo, A; Bozec, G; Hajdinjak, M (2012) The Place of Religion in Education in Bulgaria, Croatia, France, and the UK.

  • Topic M; Khaya, A; Triandafyllidou, A; Kuoki, H; Tecmen, A (2012) Bologna process as Modernization and Europeanization.

  • Topic M; Rodin, S; Vasiljevic, S (2011) Consolidation of the Case Stusy - Croatia Case Study: An Overview and Reflection (WP8).

  • Topic M; Rodin, S; Vasiljevic, S (2011) Appendix to WP5: Observations of Europe Day, 2009-2011: Croatia.

  • Topic M; Vasiljevic, S (2011) Identity construction programs of the state and the EU: Case study Phase II.

  • Topic M; Vasiljevic, S (2011) Identity construction programs of the state and the EU: Case study Phase III: Citizens and Modernities: Between National and European Paths in Croatia.

  • Topic M; Rodin, S; Vasiljevic, S (2010) Identity Construction Programmes of the EU: Case Study Phase I (WP5).

  • Topic M; Vasiljevic, S; Djuraskovic, S (2009) The State of the Art: Various Paths to Modernity - Croatia's Case Report.

  • Topic M; Lodorfos G (2021) Introduction. In: Topic M; Lodorfos G ed. The Sustainability Debate: Policies, Gender and the Media. Bingley: Emerald, pp. 10-27.

  • Topic M; Tench R (2020) Women in Public Relations: A Thematic Analysis of ECM Data (2009-2019). In: Theofilou A ed. Women in PR History. Routledge,

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  • Topic M (2020) Ekofeministička analiza vrijednosti i filozofija globalnih eko-selâ: Jesu li žene sklonije kolektivizmu i anti-hijerarhiji nego muškaraci? (An Ecofeminist Analysis of Values and Philosophies of Global Eco-villages: Are Women More Inclined towards Collectivism and anti-hierarchy than men?). In: Marjanic S; Djurdjevic G ed. Ekofeminizam: Između ženskih i zelenih studija. Zagreb: Durieux, pp. 101-119.

  • Topic M (2020) Public relations theories: Communication, Relationships and Persuasion. In: Tench R; Waddington S ed. Exploring Public Relations. Longman: Pearson,

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  • Topic M; Polic M (2020) Fashion public relations. In: Tench R; Waddington S ed. Exploring public relations.

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  • Tench R; Topic M (2018) Strategic Competencies. In: Heath RL; Johansen W ed. Encyclopedia of Strategic Communication, 3 Volume Set. Wiley-Blackwell,

  • Topic M (2017) Public Relations Theories. In: Tench R; Yeomans L ed. Exploring Public Relations, 4th edition. Longman: Pearson,

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  • Tench R; Topić M (2017) Evaluating CSR, Sustainability and Sourcing within the UK Supermarket Industry: The Case of Waitrose/John Lewis Partnership. In: Eweje G; Bathurst R ed. CSR, Sustainability and Leadership. London: Routledge,

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  • Topic M; Sremac S; Popov Momcilovic Z; Jovanovic M (2015) For the Sake of the Nations: Media, Homosexuality and Religio- Sexual Nationalisms in the Post-Yugoslav Space. In: Sremac S; Gazenvoort RR ed. Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe: Gods, Gays and Governments. Leiden: Brill,

  • Topic M (2015) Holocaust Denial in the Croatian Catholic Church. In: Topic M; Radeljic B ed. Religion in the Post-Yugoslav Context. New York: Lexington Books,

  • Topic M (2014) A European Intifada? On the New form of an Old European Anti-Semitism in the New Millennium. In: Topic M; Sremac S ed. Europe as a Multiple Modernity: Multiplicity of Religious Identities and Belonging.. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing,

  • Topic M (2014) From Haskalah toward Re-Interpretation of Tradition: A Crisis in American Reform Judaism in the 21st Century. In: Ganiel G; Winkel H; Monnot C ed. Religion in Times of Crisis. Amsterdam: Brill,

  • Topic M (2014) Taste, Kitsch and the Geek rock: A Multiple Modernities view. In: Guitars and Geeks: An Exploration of the Music and Culture of Geek Rock. Scarecrow Press, Rowman and Littlefield,

  • Topic M; Sremac S (2014) Concluding Remarks: Are Contested Identities in the Public Sphere Sacred of Secular?. In: Topic M; Sremac S ed. Europe as a Multiple Modernity: Multiplicity of Religious Identities and Belonging.. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing,

  • Topic M; Sremac S (2014) Introduction: Europe as a Multiple Modernity. In: Topic M; Sremac S ed. Europe as a Multiple Modernity: Multiplicity of Religious Identities and Belonging.. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing,

  • Topic M (2013) European Identity and the Far Right in Central Europe: A New Emerging Concept or a New European ‘Other’?. In: Radeljic B ed. Debating European Identity: Bright Ideas, Dim Prospects.. Oxford: Peter Lang,

  • Topic M (2012) Culture and Identity as Tools for Forging Europeanization. In: Topic M; Rodin S ed. Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Imperialism: European perspective(s).. Frankfurt: Peter Lang,

  • Topic M; Sciortino C (2012) Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Imperialism: A Framework for the Analysis. In: Topic M; Rodin S ed. Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Imperialism: European perspective(s). Frankfurt: Peter Lang,

  • Topic M (2012) Deconstruction of the Religious Narrative: Antemurale Christianitatis and the Construction of Difference. In: Knezevic N; Sremac S ed. Demitologizacija religijskih narativa na Balkanu:Uloga Religija u (post) konfliktnom društvu i pomirenju. Novi Sad: Center for Research of Religion, Politics and Society,

  • Topic M (2011) Nation Formation and Europeanization as a Conflict of Tradition and Modernization: Croatia’s Case Revisited. In: Ichijo A ed. Europe, Nations and Modernity. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan,

  • Topic M (2010) Europeanization vs. Balkanization: Modernization and Identity Fragmentation in Croatia. In: Bozic M; Golubovic S ed. Balkan u procesu Evrointegracije: Unutarregionalni odnosi.. Nis: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,

  • Topic M (In press) ‘You really struggle not to come across as bitchy if you are trying to be authoritative’ – Blokishness, Cultural Masculinities and the Catch 22 for Women in Public Relations in England.

  • Topic M (In press) Two Englands? Blokishness, Masculine Habitus and the North-South Divide in the Advertising Industry. Gender in Management: an international journal

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  • Topic M (In press) Editorial: Post-feminism in Contemporary Television. Northern Lights: film and media studies yearbook

  • Topic M (In press) An Analysis of the Smoking Debate ahead of Bernays’ ‘Torches of Freedom’ Campaign through the lens of the New York Times Coverage (1870-1929). Journal of Historical Research in Marketing

    https://doi.org/10.1108/JHRM-05-2021-0019

  • Topic M; Bruegmann C (In press) ‘I wouldn’t worry about it, you’ve still got a great pair of legs’ – Masculine Habitus, Blokishness and the Office Culture in UK Newsrooms.

  • Topic M; Clarke H (In press) “I think the ones written by females probably used more understanding words for everyone and the male ones seemed to more directed to people that would know about football” – A Difference Approach to Perceptions of Male and Female Reporting on Football in Print and Broadcast Media in the UK.

  • Topic M; Cunha MJ (In press) Editorial: Post-feminism in Contemporary Television. Journal of Popular Television

  • Topic M; Diers-Lawson A; Goodman C (In press) Middle-Class ‘Chavs’ from Working-Class Areas? Socialisation, Habitus and Perspectives of Research and Higher Education among Public Relations and Journalism Students in England.

  • Topic M; Hogg-Woodmansey R (In press) “It was extremely demanding and stressful, absolutely exhausted me to the point I’d cry” – Young Women and the Career in Fashion Public Relations in the UK.

  • Topic M; Jones B (In press) Making Sense of UK Supermarket’s CSR Web Communication.

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  • Topic M; Tench R; Bridge G (In press) Mirroring the Zeitgeist: An Analysis of CSR Policies in the UK’s Food, Soft Drink and Packaging Industries. Journal of Global Responsibility

    https://doi.org/10.1108/JGR-04-2020-0047

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  • Topic M; Diers-Lawson A; Kelsey S (2021) Women And The Squander Cycle In Food Waste In The United Kingdom: An Ecofeminist And Feminist Economic Analysis. Social Ecology/Socijalna ekologija

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  • Topic M; Kilvington D; Holy M; Van Sterkenburg J (2021) Editorial: Media Discourses on ‘Race’ and Gender. Northern Lights: Film & Media Studies Yearbook, 19 (1), pp. 3-8.

    https://doi.org/10.1386/nl_00019_2

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  • Topic M (2021) Fluffy PR and ‘Comms Girls’: Banter, Social Interactions and the Office Culture in Public Relations in England. International Journal of Organizational Analysis

    https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOA-09-2020-2423

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  • Topic M; Bruegmann C (2020) ‘The Girls at the Desk’: Timeless Blokishness in the Newsroom Culture in the British Press?. Journalism Studies

    https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2020.1854620

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  • Topic M (2020) Editorial - #MeToo: A Contribution Towards the ‘where to for #MeToo’ Debate. Facta Universitatis: Series Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology

  • Topic M (2020) ‘It’s something that you should go to HR about’ – Banter, Social Interactions and Career Barriers for Women in the Advertising Industry in England. Employee Relations

    https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-03-2020-0126

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  • Topic M (2020) Book review: Cultural Diplomacy and International Cultural Relations, Volume I, Oliver Bennett (ed). London: Routledge. Cultural Trends

    https://doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2020.1799336

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  • Topic M (2020) The Sourcing of Stories on Sugar and the Supermarket Industry in the British Press. The Qualitative Report, 25 (5), pp. 1196-1214.

    https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol25/iss5/3/

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  • Topic M; Cunha MJ; Reigstad A; Jelen-Sanchez A; Moreno Á (2020) Women in Public Relations (1982-2019). Journal of Communication Management

    https://doi.org/10.1108/JCOM-11-2019-0143

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  • Ebanks L; Beresford S; Topic M (2019) ‘Thanks, but it is more about interacting with fans for us’: Twitter Communication between BBC’s Sherlock and NBC’s Hannibal Fans and Producers. The Journal of Social Media in Society, 8 (1), pp. 146-177.

    http://thejsms.org/index.php/TSMRI/article/view/385

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  • Topic M (2018) Not Bloke-ified enough? Women Journalists, Supermarket Industry and the Debate on Sugar in the British Press (2010-2015). Newspaper Research Journal, 39 (4), pp. 433-442.

    https://doi.org/10.1177/0739532918806872

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  • Topic M; Tench R (2018) Evolving Responsibility or Revolving Bias? The Role of the Media in the anti-sugar debate in the UK Press. Social Sciences, 7 (10),

    https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci7100181

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  • Topic M; Rohwer L (2018) The Communication of Corporate-NGO Partnerships: Analysis of Sainsbury’s Collaboration with Comic Relief. Journal of Brand Management

    https://doi.org/10.1057/s41262-018-0111-7

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  • Topic M; Tench R; Moreno A (2017) Male and Female Communication, Leadership Styles and the Position of Women in Public Relations. Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture

    https://doi.org/10.1386/iscc.8.2-3.231_1

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  • Topic M; Gilmer E (2017) Hillary Clinton in the Media, and the Changing Discourse: From Expected Roles to the Critique of Feminism. The Qualitative Report, 22 (10),

    https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss10/1/

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  • Topic M (2017) A Dancing Nation - Cultural Sociology of Dance in Israel: An Introduction. Israel Affairs

    https://doi.org/10.1080/13537121.2017.1360054

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  • Topic M (2017) Film Review: Ida's Dance Club. Israel Affairs

    https://doi.org/10.1080/13537121.2017.1360055

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  • Tench R; Topic M (2017) One Step Forward, Two Steps Back? An Analysis of European PR Practitioners’ Views on the Position of Women in the PR Industry (2009-2015). Current Politics and Economics of Europe, 28 (1),

    https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=62441

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  • Topic M; Hasenmeyer V (2017) The Impact of Public Relations on the Pharmaceutical Industry: A Case Study of Living Like You Campaign. Journal of Medical Marketing, 15 (3-4),

    https://doi.org/10.1177/1745790417706036

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  • Gualtieri I; Topic M (2016) Exploring corporate social responsibility's global and Glocal practices in Qatar: A practitioner and stakeholder perspective. Arab Economic and Business Journal, 11 (1), pp. 31-54.

    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aebj.2016.01.001

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  • Topic M (2016) Dance and Cultural Tourism in Croatia. International Journal of Religion and Society, 5 (1), pp. 47-64.

    http://www.novapublishers.org/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=5104

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  • Topic M; Tench R (2016) The Corporate Social Responsibility in Lidl’ s Communication Campaigns in Croatia and the UK. The Qualitative Report, 21 (2), pp. 351-376.

    http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol21/iss2/11/

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  • Adams S; Topic M (2015) Towards an Ethical PR? An Exploration into Student’s Ethical Perceptions towards the Sainsbury’s WWI Campaign. International Journal of Ethics, 11 (3),

    https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=57019

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  • Yeomans L; Topic M (2015) Engagement and Empathy Discourses in Corporate Communication: The Case of “The Science of Engagement”. Romanian Journal of Communication and Public Relations, 17 (3), pp. 27-27.

    https://doi.org/10.21018/rjcpr.2015.3.166

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  • Topic M (2014) “DO YOU EVEN UNDERSTAND WHAT OFF THE RACK MEANS?”- AMERICANIZATION AND JEWISH IDENTITIES IN THE TELEVISION SERIES FRIENDS. International Journal of Religion and Society, 5 (2),

    https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=58738

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  • Topic M (2014) FORGING THE REFORM: BOLOGNA REFORM BETWEEN THE NATIONAL AND THE EUROPEAN, THE TRADITIONAL AND THE ‘MODERN’. Facta Universitatis Seies: Law and Politics, 12 (1), pp. 21-41.

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  • Topic M (2013) Religion and the Education system in Croatia: A critique. The South Slav Journal, 32 (1-2), pp. 53-86.

  • Topic M (2011) Nations and Nationalism: Questioning Ernest Gellner’s Theory. Intersticios. Revista sociológica de pensamiento crítico, 5 (1), pp. 47-65.

    http://www.intersticios.es/article/view/7261

  • Topic M (2010) Nacionalizam I Ideologija: Pavao Ritter Vitezovic kao nacionalni mislitelj ili ideolog? (Nationalism and Ideology: Pavao Ritter Vitezovic as a National Thinker and/or Ideologist?. Zbornik Odsjeka za povijesne znanosti Zavoda za povijesne znanosti Hrvatske Akademije Znanosti i Umjetnosti, 28 (1), pp. 107-137.

  • Topic M (2009) Book review: Nations and Nationalism in Croatian Historical Tradition, Cipek, T. & Vrandečić, J. (eds.). Casopis za suvremenu povijest / Institut za historiju radnickog pokreta Hrvatske, Zagreb

  • Topic M (2009) Helping or destroying? Generally Accepted Criticism of the International Monetary Fund and the Media problem - The cases of Argentina and Croatia. Facta Universitatis: Series Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology, 8 (1), pp. 9-24.

  • Topic M (2009) Media Bias in Elections: How Barack Obama won against Hillary Rodham Clinton (In Croatian). Teme: casopis za drustvene nauke, XXIII (1), pp. 215-238.

  • Topic M (2009) (in) Dependence of Women and consequences of that position: Gender, Patriarchy, Upbringing (In Croatian). Sociološka luča, 3 (2), pp. 48-59.

  • Topic M (2009) Gender and Nation: Keeping and Creating the National Identity via Gender oriented Discriminatory policy: The case of Croatia from the nineties (In Croatian). Sociološki pregled, XLIII (2), pp. 185-207.

  • Topic M (2009) Nationalist prejudices and Social distance: From External towards Internal threat (In Croatian). Godišnjak za sociologiju, 5 (5), pp. 63-83.

  • Topic M (2009) Gender and nation: Preservation (and construction) of national identity through gender discriminative nationalistic politics: A case of Croatia. Socioloski pregled, 43 (2), pp. 185-207.

    https://doi.org/10.5937/socpreg0902185t

  • Topic M (2020) What Responsibility? An Ecofeminist Criticism of the CSR Concept. In: The 6th International Conference on Women's Studies, 18 January 2020, Leeds.

    https://www.socialsciencesandhumanities.com/women-conference/

  • Topic M (2019) Public Relations and Women Equality: From Bernays’ Torches of Freedom to NIKE’s Gender-bound Communities. In: 10th International History of Public Relations Conference, 26 June 2019 - 28 June 2019, Bournemouth.

  • Topic M (2019) Public Relations Technique of Lady Nancy Astor (1921-1935). In: Third International Conference on Gender Studies, 27 January 2019, Leeds.

  • Topic M (2019) Public Relations Technique of Lady Nancy Astor (1921-1935). In: Fifth International Conference on Women's Studies, 26 January 2019, Leeds.

  • Topic M; Tench R (2016) How Far Have We Got? A Longitudinal Analysis of Views of Public Relations Practitioners on the Position of Women in the PR Industry. In: IHPRC 2016, 6 July 2016 - 7 July 2016, Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom.

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  • Topic M (2019) An Exploration of Drivers of CSR Coverage on the UK’s Supermarket Industry in the British Media. [PhD Thesis].

  • Topic M (2013) Primjenjivost teorije Anthonyja D. Smitha na formiranje nacionalnoga identiteta u Dalmaciji (Applicability of Anthony D. Smith's Theory to the Formation of the National Identity in Dalmatia). [PhD Thesis].

  • Topic M; Tench R (2020) Rising power and influence? Consumer and media impact on company CSR policies.

  • Topic M (2020) The Equality is in the North? Women in Advertising Industry in England, and the North-South Divide in Perceptions of Equality of Opportunities in the AdLand.