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How Canadians Communicate, Vol. 2

Media, Globalization and Identity

contributions by Kenneth J. Goldstein; Stephen Kline; Andrew Waller; Helen Clark; Frits Panekoek; Sheryl N. Hamilton; Graham Longford; Will Straw; David Taras; Richard Sutherland; Michael Keren; Marc Raboy; Rebecca Sullivan; Bart Beaty; Christopher Dornan; Maria Bakardjieva & David Mitchell
edited by Frits Pannekoek

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list price: $39.95
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category: Social Science
published: 2007
ISBN:9781552383667
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The follow-up to 2003's 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.

This new collection of essays 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.

With Contributions By: Maria Bakardjieva Bart Beaty Helen Clarke Christopher Dornan Kenneth J. Goldstein Sheryl N. Hamilton Michael Keren Stephen Kline Graham Longford David Mitchell Frits Pannekoek Marc Raboy Richard Schultz Will Straw Rebecca Sullivan Richard Sutherland David Taras Andrew Waller

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Kenneth J. Goldstein

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Stephen Kline

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Frits Pannekoek

Frits Pannekoek is the president of Athabasca University. He has published extensively in the areas of western Canadian, Aboriginal, and M├ętis history, as well as information and communications studies.
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Andrew Waller

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Helen Clark

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Frits Panekoek

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Sheryl N. Hamilton

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Graham Longford

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Will Straw

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David Taras

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Richard Sutherland

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Michael Keren

Michael Keren is a professor in the Departments of Political Science and Communication, Media, and Film at the University of Calgary. He has lectured in many universities and other institutions worldwide and frequently comments on Israeli and global affairs in the media. He has authored numerous books including Blogosphere: The New Political Arena.
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Marc Raboy

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Rebecca Sullivan

Rebecca Sullivan is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary.
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Bart Beaty

Bart Beaty is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary.

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Christopher Dornan

Christopher Dornan is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University and co-editor of this and four previous volumes of Canadian election studies.

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Maria Bakardjieva

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David Mitchell

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