Film & Cultural Studies

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Antigone v. Creon

Sophocles's Antigone as a Courtroom Drama

Sophocles’s Antigone presents the audience with a serious political question — whether law is capable of resolving fundamental questions of right and wrong or whether it … 385 View
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Bigotry on Broadway

An Anthology

In this hard-hitting anthology, Ishmael Reed and Carla Blank have invited a diverse group of informed and accomplished writers, both women and men, who are rarely heard to comment on the … ; 216 View

Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

The impact of trade deals on Canada's cultural life

Since the first trade deal with the US in 1984, Canada has insisted on a "cultural exemption" to ensure that governments were free to protect Canadian culture and to restrict foreign … 256 View

Cultural Industries.ca

Making Sense of Canadian Media in the Digital Age

Canada’s creative industries encompass book, periodical, and newspaper publishing; radio and television broadcasting; the music industry; video game production; filmmaking and video … ; 248 View

Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

A cultural planner's immodest proposal: change how we think about children and we just might change the world. We live in an 'adultitarian' state, where the rules are based on … 218 View

How Societies Work

Class, Power, and Change

In 2011, protesters around the world – including Canada – called for changes to the societies in which they live. Many observers were asking: “What do they want?” Some … 367 View

In a Queer Country

Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context

In terms of rights and freedoms for queers, Canada holds an international reputation as among the most liberal of nations. Yet this picture of harmonious gay and lesbian assimilation is nothing … 320 View

In a Queer Country

Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context

In terms of rights and freedoms for queers, Canada holds an international reputation as among the most liberal of nations. Yet this picture of harmonious gay and lesbian assimilation is nothing … 320 View

The Tangled Garden

A Canadian Cultural Manifesto for the Digital Age

The emergence of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (the FAANGs) has created an unprecedented challenge to Canada’s news, television and film businesses. In this book Richard … 224 View
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Uncle

Race, Nostalgia, and the Politics of Loyalty

Jackie Robinson, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, O. J. Simpson and Christopher Darden have all been accused of being an Uncle Tom during their careers. How, why, … 272 View
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From: Cultural Industries.ca

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Looks at the term mass media and how it does not fit in a Canadian Context, defines cultural industry for the purpose of this book, emphasis on methodology, the changing landscape of cultural … ; ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

From: In a Queer Country

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Queer literature review; "Queer Country?" Conference (1996) 11 $0.11 Add
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Introduction

From: Uncle

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In the introduction, the author discusses her lifelong fascination with the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. 10 $1.00 Add
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Introduction

From: The Tangled Garden

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An introduction to the book’s scope and sequence, laying out why Canada’s major media (television networks, newspapers, film industry are suddenly at risk as a result of the advent of … 11 $1.10 Add
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From: Bigotry on Broadway

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Preface

From: Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

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Author Garry Neil introduces his argument, explaining why Canadian culture is important and highlighting his background and experience on this subject. 5 $0.50 Add