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

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

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

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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Foreward & Introduction

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: 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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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
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Preface

From: Antigone v. Creon

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The translation seeks to convey the language of law and the spirit of litigation embedded in the play. 11 $1.10 Add
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Society and the Study of Society

From: How Societies Work

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Film and Television:

A Success?

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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In Peter Urquhart’s chapter on film and television, he argues that the lens through which one examines the relative success or failure of these industries directly affects the conclusions … 16 $1.60 Add
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Is Human Behaviour the Result of Our Biology?

From: How Societies Work

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Queer Nation?

From: In a Queer Country

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"Queer Nation?" offer s an historical overview of gay and lesbian practices in Canada, with some suggestions that they reflect a nation al character. The approach of the article was … 25 $0.50 Add
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Roots of Canadian Cultural Policies

From: Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

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Brief history of Canadian cultural policy in the 20th century, background to the period from 1984 to 2019. 18 $1.80 Add