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Author Acland, Charles R
Title Harold Innis in the New Century : Reflections and Refractions
Imprint Montreal : MQUP, 1999
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Introduction: Harold Innis: A Genealogy of Contesting Portraits -- PART ONE: REFLECTIONS ON INNIS -- 1 Innis's Conception of Freedom -- 2 Innis in the Canadian Dialectical Tradition -- 3 "The Expected Tradition": Innis, State Rationality, and the Governmentalization of Communication -- 4 Innis 'in' Chicago: Hope as the Sire of Discovery -- 5 Economic History and Economic Theory: Innis's Insights -- 6 The Public Role of the Intellectual -- 7 Harold Innis and the Canadian Social Science Research Council: An Experiment in Boundary Work -- 8 Monopoles du savoir ou critique culturelle journalistique ? Innis et Victor Barbeau discutent la presse, le nationalisme, et les pratiques intellectuelles -- PART TWO: GAPS AND SILENCES -- 9 From Silence to Communication? What Innisians Might Learn by Analysing Gender Relations -- 10 Innis and Quebec: The Paradigm That Would Not Be -- 11 Innis in Quebec: Conjectures and Conjunctures -- 12 Too Long in Exile: Innis and Maritime Political Economy -- PART THREE: INNIS AND CULTURAL THEORY -- 13 Histories of Place and Power: Innis in Canadian Cultural Studies -- 14 No Future: Innis, Time Sense, and Postmodernity -- 15 Space at the Margins: Critical Theory and Colonial Space after Innis -- 16 Postmodern Themes in Innis's Works -- 17 The Bias of Space Revisited: The Internet and the Information Highway through Women's Eyes -- 18 Early Innis and the Post-Massey Era in Canadian Culture -- 19 The Dilettante's Dilemma: Speaking for the Arts in Canadian Cultural Policy -- 20 An Index of Power: Innis, Aesthetics, and Technology -- Works Cited -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
A collection of original essays that moves beyond the prevalent view of Harold Innis as a technological determinist, Harold Innis in the New Century brings his innovative ideas to bear upon a variety of contemporary issues, such as postmodernism, liberalism, gender, and cultural policy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Acland, Charles R. Harold Innis in the New Century : Reflections and Refractions Montreal : MQUP,c1999 9780773517370
Subject Innis, Harold Adams, -- 1894-1952 -- Congresses.;Economics
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Alt Author Buxton, William J
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