How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 2: Media, Globalization and Identity
The follow-up to How Canadians Communicate, this second volume embarks upon a new examination of Canada's current media health and turns its attention to the impact of globalization on Canadian communication, culture, and identity.
How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 2: Media, Globalization and Identity, includes contributions from experts from a wide range of specialties in the areas of communication and technology. Some, as the editors point out, are optimistic about the future of Canadian media, while others are pessimistic. All, however, recognize the profound impact of rapidly changing technologies and the new globalized world on Canadian culture. The contributors highlight the new tools such as blogs, Blackberries, and peer-to-peer networks that are continuously changing how Canadians communicate. And, they explore the various ways in which Canada is adapting to the new climate of globalization, suggesting new and innovative paths to further define and strengthen our uniquely Canadian cultural identity.
- Publisher: University of Calgary Press
- Page Count: 350 pages
- Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.8in x 9.0in
A trenchant and timely analysis of the state of Canadian communication.
-Sara-Jane Finlay, University of Toronto Quarterly
Media, Globalization and Identity in Canada: An Introduction
A. The Debate Over Policy
From Assumptions of Scarcity to the Facts of Fragmentation
Kenneth J. Goldstein
Canadian Communication and the Spectre of Globalization: "Just another word?"
Other People?s Money: The Debate over Foreign Ownership in the Media
Canadian Television and the Limits of Cultural Citizenship
Bart Beaty and Rebecca Sullivan
On Life Support: The CBC And the Future of Public Broadcasting in Canada
Marc Raboy and David Taras
B. The Quest for Identity
Dimensions of Empowerment: Identity Politics on the Internet
How Canadians Blog
The Canadian Music Industry at a Crossroads
Richard Sutherland and Will Straw
Digital Disturbances: ON the Promotion, Panic, and Politics of Video Game Violence
C. The Struggle for Control
Download This!: Contesting Digital Rights in a Global Era: The Case of Music Downloading in Canada
Now It?s Personal: Copyright Issues in Canada
Sheryl N. Hamilton
Globalization and Scholarly Communication: A Story of Canadian Marginalization
Frits Pannekoek, Helen Clarke, and Andrew Waller
Broadband and the Margins: Challenges to Supernet Deployment in Rural and Remote Albertian Communities
Keywords in Canadian Communication: A Student Afterword