Cultural Studies

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Landscapes and Landmarks of Canada

This book shows how the natural landscape and the built environment are both the product of and actors in the creation of ideological notions of Canada. Interdisciplinary in focus, it offers a perspective ...

Celebrity Cultures in Canada

Edited by Katja Lee & Lorraine York
Categories: Popular culture
Series: Cultural Studies

Explores how celebrity phenomena have operated and developed in Canada over the last two centuries. Topics range from politics and sports to film and literature. Essays highlight the trends that characterize ...

When Technocultures Collide

When Technocultures Collide provides rich and diverse studies of collision courses between technologically inspired subcultures and the corporate and governmental entities they seek to undermine. The ...

Making It Like a Man

Making It Like a Man: Canadian Masculinities in Practice is a collection of essays on the practice of masculinities in Canadian arts and cultures, where to “make it like a man” is to participate in ...

Covering Niagara

Covering Niagara: Studies in Local Popular Culture closely examines some of the myriad forms of popular culture in the Niagara region of Canada. Essays consider common assumptions and definitions of what ...

Killing Women

The essays in Killing Women: The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence find important connections in the ways that women are portrayed in relation to violence, whether they are murder victims or killers. ...

Canadian Cultural Poesis

How do we make culture and how does culture make us? Canadian Cultural Poesis takes a comprehensive approach toward Canadian culture from a variety of provocative perspectives. Centred on the notion of ...

Dancing Fear and Desire

By (author) Stavros Stavrou Karayanni
Categories: Dance
Series: Cultural Studies

Throughout centuries of European colonial domination, the bodies of Middle Eastern dancers, male and female, move sumptuously and seductively across the pages of Western travel journals, evoking desire ...

Slippery Pastimes

Sixteen essays, written by specialists from many fields, grapple with the problem of a popular culture that is not very popular — but is seen by most as vital to the body politic, whether endangered ...