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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
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Decolonize Hipsters

Few urban critters are more reviled than the hipster. They are notoriously difficult to define, and yet we know one when we see one. No wonder: they were among the global cultural phenomena that … 148 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View
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Reset

Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society

In the 2020 CBC Massey Lectures, bestselling author and renowned technology and security expert Ronald J. Deibert exposes the disturbing influence and impact of the internet on politics, the … 339 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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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: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Introduction

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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: Reset

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In the introduction, Deibert explores our dependence on smart phones and the internet, and the anxiety that this can cause. He also discusses social media, cyberwarfare, data breaches, and how we … 28 $2.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Decolonize Hipsters

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In the Introduction, author Grégory Pierrot reflects on how his time in Portland inspired this book. The chapter provides a brief history of Portland and the state of Oregon, a brief … 11 $1.10 Add
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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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Look at That Fucking Hipster

Chapter 1

From: Decolonize Hipsters

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In Look at That Fucking Hipster, Pierrot provides a history of modern subcultures and where the hipster phenomenon arose from to its peak to its eventual decline post-2016. The chapter explores … 25 $2.50 Add
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The Current Crisis

From: The Tangled Garden

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Documents Canada’s cultural policies as they stand today. Specifically focusing on Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government and Melanie Joly’s tenure as Canada’s minister for … 32 $3.20 Add
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The Market for Our Minds

From: Reset

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Chapter 1 explores the economic engine that underlies social media: the personal data surveillance economy. Social media platforms describe themselves in many different, seemingly benign ways: … 40 $4.00 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin

From: Uncle

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This chapter explores Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, which was an explosive success in antebellum America. It also examines Uncle Tom himself, who in the novel was a devout and pious … 8 $0.80 Add