Études culturelles et des médias

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Big Mall

Par (auteur) Kate Black
Catégories: Culture populaire

A phenomenology of the mall: If the mall makes us feel bad, why do we keep going back? In a world poisoned by capitalism, is shopping what makes life worth living?

Kate Black grew up in West Edmonton Mall ...

Plundering the North

The manufacturing of a chronic food crisis

Food insecurity in the North is one of Canada’s most shameful public health and human rights crises. In Plundering the North, Kristin Burnett and Travis Hay ...

Prophets of Love

Leonard Cohen and the Apostle Paul might be imagined as brothers with wildly different characters but a strong family resemblance. Paul, the elder sibling, was awkward, abrasive, and zealous. Leonard, ...

Laughing Back at Empire

Asian Canadian activism, resistance, and art of the 1970s and 80s

Laughing Back at Empire is a ground-breaking examination of The Asianadian, one of Canada’s first anti-racist, anti- sexist, and ...

The Compassionate Imagination

A radical reimagining of the role of art and culture in contemporary democracy, The Compassionate Imagination proposes a new Canadian Cultural Contract that re-humanizes our way of living together by tapping ...

The Trauma Beat

Par (auteur) Tamara Cherry
Catégories: Études sur les médias

A groundbreaking and thorough examination of the trauma caused by the media covering crimes, both to victims and journalists, from a respected journalist and victim advocate

In The Trauma Beat, an eye-opening ...

From Big Bang to Big Data

Does media history really start with a bang? More than just newspapers, television, and social networks, media are the means by which any information is communicated, from cosmic radiation traces to medieval ...

Pour l'histoire nationale

Par (auteur) Gérard Bouchard
Catégories: Études culturelles

Le fil directeur de ce livre tient dans la crise qui menace actuellement les fondements symboliques de nos sociétés où les principaux vecteurs traditionnels de transmission culturelle (églises, école, ...

Les grandes fraudes du paranormal

L’univers du paranormal a été marqué d’un nombre d’arnaques impressionnant. Selon un récent sondage, les croyances paranormales (ovnis, réincarnation, miracles, fantômes, etc.) n’ont cessé ...

Shopomania

Par (auteur) Paul Berton
Catégories: Culture populaire

A thought-provoking and provocative challenge to consumerism (with plenty of name-dropping and celebrity antics).

Sassy and satirical, Shopomania is an economic, environmental and social study. This light-hearted, ...