Communication & Media Studies

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Northern Love

An Exploration of Canadian Masculinity

Athabasca University Press

In Northern Love, Paul Nonnekes pursues debates in psychoanalysis and cultural theory in pursuit of a distinctive conception of a Canadian masculinity.

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Voices Rising

Asian Canadian Cultural Activism

UBC Press

Examines Asian Canadian political and cultural activism around community building, identity making, racial equity, and social justice.

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Discourses of Denial

Mediations of Race, Gender, and Violence

UBC Press

With examples from the lives of immigrant girls and women of colour, this book uncovers how racism, sexism, and violence interweave deep within the foundations of our society.

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Journalism of Attachment

Dutch Newspapers during the Bosnian War

UBC Press

Drawing on an extensive content analysis of news coverage about the Bosnian war, this study describes the phenomenon of “journalism of attachment” as reflected in Dutch newspapers covering the Bosnian war.

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Communication Technology

UBC Press

Darin Barney takes a piercing, nuanced look at how communication technologies are changing democratic life in Canada, and whether technological mediation of political communication has an effect on political practice.

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Last Word

Media Coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada

UBC Press

Media coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada has emerged as a crucial factor not only for judges and journalists but also for the public. It’s the media, after all, that decide which court rulings to cover and how ...

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Morals and the Media, 2nd edition

Ethics in Canadian Journalism

UBC Press

This revised edition of the groundbreaking text covers the many changes in the Canadian media in the last decade, including further concentration of media ownership, media convergence, the rise of the blog, and the tightening economic pressures on the industry as a whole, and new “Tough Calls” at the end of each chapter, inviting readers to test their own ethics in scenarios drawn from real news stories.

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Hometown Horizons

Local Responses to Canada's Great War

UBC Press

Alive with personal stories, this book considers how people and communities on the Canadian home front perceived the Great War.

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Huichol Mythology

The University of Arizona Press

Best known for their ritual use of peyote, the Huichol people of west-central Mexico carried much of their original belief system into the twentieth century unadulterated by the influence of Christian missionaries. Among the Huichol, reciting myths and performing rituals pleases the ancestors and helps maintain a world in which ...

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Masculinities without Men?

Female Masculinity in Twentieth-Century Fictions

UBC Press

This work explores how the construction of gender was thrown into crisis during the twentieth century, opening a permanent rupture in the gender system, destabilizing masculinity as an unstable category.

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