Communication & Media Studies

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Brand Command

Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

UBC Press

An eye-opening look at how political parties and the government use branding strategies and the implications that this has for Canadian democracy.

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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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Speaking Power to Truth

Digital Discourse and the Public Intellectual

Athabasca University Press
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Fraught Intimacies

Non/Monogamy in the Public Sphere

UBC Press

Drawing on media, popular culture, and recent court cases, this book examines how various forms of non-monogamy (polygamy, adultery, and polyamory) are represented in the public sphere, how some forms of non-monogamy are tolerated and others vilified, and the effects such privileging is having on intimate relationships and other aspects of contemporary Western society.

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Hearts and Mines

The US Empire’s Culture Industry

UBC Press

A fascinating look at the symbiotic relationships between the US security state and the US culture industry, and their drive to promote the US Empire as a way of life through the production, packaging, and selling of cultural commodities in world markets.

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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

Framed shows how racialized news coverage influences the opportunities and experiences of political candidates and incumbents in Canada and, in turn, the outcomes of elections and democracy.

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