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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

Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 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 Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture

First published in 1992, The Imaginary Indian is a revealing history of the "Indian" image mythologized by popular Canadian culture since 1850, propagating stereotypes that exist to … 284 View

The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture

First published in 1992, The Imaginary Indian is a revealing history of the “Indian” image mythologized by popular Canadian culture since 1850, propagating stereotypes that exist to … 284 View
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Introduction

From: Fighting For Space

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In America today, overdose deaths are the highest they have ever been. Heroin has reached the middle class and suburban America. At the same time, public opinion has turned against the war on … 18 $0.18 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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Preface to the Second Edition, Acknowledgements, Foreword by Randy Fred, Introduction

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Randy Fred debunks the concept of “Indians” and claims that Native people live within a world of imagery that isn’t their own. Daniel Frances further explores the myth that is … 43 $1.72 Add
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Preface to the Second Edition, Acknowledgements, Foreword by Randy Fred, Introduction

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Randy Fred debunks the concept of “Indians” and claims that Native people live within a world of imagery that isn’t their own. Daniel Frances further explores the myth that is … 43 $1.72 Add
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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
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Taking the Image

Part I

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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The author opens part I of the book with a critique of one of the most famous Canadian themed paintings—The Death of Wolfe by Benjamin West and calls it a lie. 25 $0.50 Add
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Taking the Image

Part I

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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The author opens part I of the book with a critique of one of the most famous Canadian themed paintings—The Death of Wolfe by Benjamin West and calls it a lie. The author opens part I of … 25 $0.50 Add
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Toledo, Ohio

From: Fighting For Space

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The city of Toledo, Ohio, wakes up to a growing ‘public health crisis’. In 2014, over a thousand people died of heroin-related overdoses in the state of Ohio. A disproportionate … 20 $0.40 Add
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Creating the Garden

From: The Tangled Garden

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Provides a history of Canadian legislation and policy which protected domestic television, radio and other media. Summarizes developments 1920s to 1980s. 19 $1.90 Add
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Global Free Trade – From Goods to Services

From: Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

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Trade agreements and the development of global trade through the second half of the 20th century. Analyzes how global trade agreements in that period affected Canada’s culture industry, … 15 $1.50 Add