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Harold Innis in the new century : reflections and refractions

Author: William Buxton; Charles R Acland
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an assessment of Innis's thought, and its applicability to contemporary debates.

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Genre/Form: Congresses
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Biography Congresses
Named Person: Harold Adams Innis; Harold A Innis; Harold Adams Innis
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Buxton; Charles R Acland
ISBN: 0773517375 9780773517370 0773517383 9780773517387
OCLC Number: 41871989
Notes: Papers originally presented at a conference held at Concordia University, Nov. 1994.
Includes 1 paper in French.
Description: xiv, 435 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Innis's conception of freedom / Richard Noble --
Innis in the Canadian dialectical tradition / Judith Stamps --
"The expected tradition" : Innis, state rationality, and the governmentalization of communication / Michael Dorland --
Innis 'in' Chicago : hope as the sire of discovery / James W. Carey --
Economic history and economic theory : Innis's insights / Irene M. Spry --
The public role of the intellectual / Liora Salter and Cheryl Dahl --
Harold Innis and the Canadian Social Science Research Council : an experiment in boundary work / Donald Fisher --
Monopoles du savoir ou critique culturelle journalistique? Innis et Victor Barbeau discutent la presse, le nationalisme, et les pratiques intellectuelles / Michèle Martin and William J. Buxton --
From silence to communication? what Innisians might learn by analysing gender relations / Jane Jenson --
Innis and Quebec : the paradigm that would not be / Daniel Salée --
Innis in Quebec : conjectures and conjunctures / Alain-G. Gagnon and Sara Fortin --
Too long in exile : Innis and maritime political economy / James Bickerton --
Histories of place and power : Innis in Canadian cultural studies / Charles R. Acland --
No future : Innis, time sense, and postmodernity / Andrew Wernick --
Space at the margins : critical theory and colonial space after Innis --
Postmodern themes in Innis's works / Ray Charron --
The bias of space revisited : the Internet and the information highway through women's eyes / Heather Manzies --
early Innis and the post-Massey era in Canadian culture / Kevin Dowler --
The dilettante's dilemma : speaking for the arts in Canadian cultural policy / Alison Beale --
An index of power : Innis, aesthetics, and technology / Kim Sawchuk.
Responsibility: edited by Charles R. Acland and William J. Buxton.

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