Science, Technology & Society

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Digital Kids

How to Balance Screen Time and Why It Matters

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning

Foundations and Applications

Athabasca University Press
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Learning in Virtual Worlds

Research and Applications

Athabasca University Press

In this authoritative collection, a team of international experts outline the emerging trends and developments in the use of 3D virtual worlds for teaching and learning.

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How Canadians Communicate VI

Food Promotion, Consumption, and Controversy

Athabasca University Press
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Hidden Cameras

Everything You Need to Know About Covert Recording, Undercover Cameras and Secret Filming

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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The Digital Nexus

Identity, Agency, and Political Engagement

Edited by Raphael Foshay
Athabasca University Press

The totalizing scope of the combined effects of computerization and the worldwide network are the subject of the essays in The Digital Nexus, a volume that responds to McLuhan’s request for a “special study” of the tsunami-like transformation of the communication landscape.

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Disarming Intervention

A Critical History of Non-Lethality

UBC Press

Disarming Intervention traces the social, historical, and legal legitimization of non-lethal weapons in the United States.

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Our Chemical Selves

Gender, Toxics, and Environmental Health

UBC Press

This collection provides a critical, interdisciplinary analysis of how everyday exposures to common chemicals are adversely affecting the health of Canadians and reveals the connections between social inequity, environmental risks, and the gendered division of health burdens in Canada.

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Smart Power

Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities, Anniversary Edition

Island Press

This pivotal work offers a clear and accessible vision of how we can transform the electric power industry to adapt to twenty-first century challenges.

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Transparent Lives

Surveillance in Canada

Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin D. Haggerty, David Lyon, and Valerie M. Steeves; By The New Transparency Project
Athabasca University Press

This highly readable book tells Canadians what they ought to know to better understand the ways in which surveillance is expanding – mostly unchecked – into every facet of their lives, and what they can do about it.

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