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The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online
The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online
By Ashesh Mukherjee

In The Internet Trap, Ashesh Mukherjee uses the latest research in consumer psychology to highlight five hidden costs of living online: too many temptations, too much information, too much customization, too many comparisons, and too little privacy.

Available Dec 2017
The Gutenberg Galaxy
The Gutenberg Galaxy
By Marshall McLuhan

A must-read for those who inhabit today’s global village, The Gutenberg Galaxy is an indispensable road map for our evolving communication landscape.

Published May 2017
Classroom Action: Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education
Classroom Action: Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education
Edited by Ajay Heble

Building on the concept of a “teaching community,” Heble and his contributors explore what it might mean for teachers and students to reach outside the walls of the classroom and attempt to establish meaningful connections between the ideas and theories they have learned and the broader community beyond campus.

Published May 2017
The Art of Subtraction: Digital Adaptation and the Object Image
The Art of Subtraction: Digital Adaptation and the Object Image
By Bruno Lessard

The Art of Subtraction is the first full-length study on the CD-ROM as a creative platform.

Published May 2017
The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada
The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada
Edited by Lisa Taylor and Cara-Marie O’Hagan

The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada offers a vast array of viewpoints that critically analyze the application and interpretation of press freedom under the Charter of Rights.

Published Mar 2017
The Italian Antimafia, New Media, and the Culture of Legality
The Italian Antimafia, New Media, and the Culture of Legality
Edited by Robin Pickering-Iazzi

The Italian Antimafia, New Media, and the Culture of Legality is the first book to examine the online battles between the mafia and its growing cohort of opponents.

Published Feb 2017
Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada
Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada
Edited by Mike Gasher, Colette Brin, Christine Crowther, Gretchen King, Errol Salamon, and Simon Thibault
Journalism in Crisis addresses the concerns of scholars, activists, and journalists committed to Canadian journalism as a democratic institution and as a set of democratic practices.

Published Oct 2016
Our Battle for the Human Spirit: Scientific Knowing, Technical Doing, and Daily Living
Our Battle for the Human Spirit: Scientific Knowing, Technical Doing, and Daily Living
By Willem H. Vanderburg

Our Battle for the Human Spirit is a comprehensive probe into what is happening to human life in the beginning of the 21st century. It explores how culture, experience, and symbolization have been replaced by scientific, discipline-based, approaches.

Published Jun 2016
Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media
Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media
Edited by May Friedman and Silvia Schultermandl

The essays in Click and Kin span the globe, examining transnational connections that touch in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, Pakistan, and elsewhere.

Published Apr 2016
The Growth of Minds and Culture: A Unified Interpretation of the Structure of Human Experience, Second Edition
The Growth of Minds and Culture: A Unified Interpretation of the Structure of Human Experience, Second Edition
By Willem H. Vanderburg

In The Growth of Minds and Cultures Vanderburg shows how the culture of a society underlies its science, technology, economy, social structure, political institutions, morality, religion, and art.

Published Apr 2016