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Civic Discourse And Cultural Politics In Canada

Civic Discourse And Cultural Politics In Canada

by Sherry Devereaux Ferguson, Leslie Regan Shade


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ISBN-13: 9781567505962
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/2002
Series: Civic Discourse for the Third Millennium Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Sherry Devereaux Ferguson is a Professor in the Communication Department at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She is the author or editor of six books, including Communication Planning: An Integrated Approach and Researching the Public Opinion Environment: Theories and Method, and is an editorial board member for the Journal of Communication.

Leslie Regan Shade is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Department at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She is the author of Gender and Community in the Social Construction of the Internet, and the co-editor of E-Commerce vs. E-Commons: Communications in the Public Interest and Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication.

Table of Contents


A Cacophony of Voices: Competing for the Future by Sherry Devereaux Ferguson

Who's Afraid of Canadian Culture? by Leslie Regan Shade

Principles, Politics, Human Rights by Scott Streiner

Quiet Voices, Marginalized and At-Risk Communities

Cleaning up the City: Squeegee Kids and the Social Purification of Urban Canada by Derek Foster

Spatial In(queer)ies: Queer Space as Queer Voice in Calgary by Dawn E. B. Johnston

The Discourse of the Leading Actors in the Fight against Poverty: An Analysis of the Quebec Print Press by Marie-Nicole Cossette

Protecting the Kids? Debates Over Internet Content by Leslie Regan Shade

Strident Voices, Organized Protest, and Virtual Communities

Anarchy Makes a Comeback by Evan Potter

Standoff at Oka: Take Me to Your Leader by Sherry Devereaux Ferguson

Too Far, Too Fast: The Mobilization of Parents Against Neo-Liberal Restructuring in Ontario by Kirsten Kozolanka

The Moccasin Telegraph Goes Digital: First Nations and the Political Usage of the Internet by David Kim Juniper

The Internet as a Space for Civic Discourse: The Case of the Unity Debate in Canada by Chantal Benoit-Barné

Regional Voices, Political Issues, and Civil Society

The Impossibility of Conservatism: The Discourse of the New Right Ideology by Darin Barney

The Center-Periphery Dialectic in Cape Breton: A Discourse Analysis by Carol Corbin and Mike Hunter

Virtually Civil: Studio XX, Feminist Voices, and Digital Technology in Canadian Civil Society by Neil Gerlach and Sheryl N. Hamilton

Law and Constitution in Canadian Civil Culture by Michael Dorland and Maurice Charland

Public Sphere and Public Sphericules: Civic Discourse in Ethnic Media by Karim H. Karim

Major League Sports, Civic Discourse, and the World-Class City: A Case Study of Vancouver by Mark Douglas Lowes

Echoes from a Romanticized Past, Mythological Discourses

A Truly Comic History: Central Canadian Nationalism and the Politics of Memory by Peter Hodgins

Reclaiming "Authenticity": Cape Breton's Magazine and the Commodification of Insularity by Jennifer M. MacLennan and G. John Moffatt

Sacajewea and Her Sisters: Images and Native Women by Gail Valaskakis

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