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Viva M.A.C.: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philantropic Practices of M.A.C. Cosmetics

By Andrea Benoit

2019 | University of Toronto Press
Copy Available: Yes

The first cultural history of the iconic brand M·A·C Cosmetics, VIVA M·A·C charts the evolution of M·A·C’s revolutionary corporate philanthropy around HIV/AIDS awareness. Drawing upon exclusive interviews with M·A·C co-founder Frank Toska ...

 
 
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Building Communities Through Food: Strengthening Communication, Families and Social Capital

By David F. Purnell

2019 | Rowman & Littlefield
Copy Available: Yes

Building Communities through Food: Strengthening Communication, Families, and Social Capital examines the power of food as a communicative tool to bring people of diverse backgrounds together. David F. P ...
 
 
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Trivialization and Public Opinion: Slogans, Substance, and Styles of Thought in the Age of Complexity

By Oldrich Bubak, Henry Jacek

2019 | Palgrave Macmillan
Copy Available: Yes

Centering on public discourse and its fundamental lapses, this book takes a unique look at key barriers to social and political advancement in the information age. Public discourse is replete with confident, easy to manage claims, intuitions, and oth ...
 
 
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Hacking Life: Systematized Living and Its Discontents

By Joseph M. Reagle Jr.

2019 | The MIT Press
Copy Available: Yes

Summary

In an effort to keep up with a world of too much, life hackers sometimes risk going too far.

The open access edition of this book was made possible by generous funding from the ...

 
 
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Rhetoric and Settler Inertia: Strategies of Canadian Decolonization

By Patrick Belanger

2019 | Rowman & Littlefield
Copy Available: Yes

Rhetoric and Settler Inertia: Strategies of Canadian Decolonization explores how communication might accelerate decolonial actions in Canada. Tracing a middle path between essential Indigenous-focused ca ...
 
 
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Process Cinema: Handmaid Film in the Digital Age

Edited By Scott Mackenzie, Janine Marchessault

2019 | McGill-Queen's University Press
Copy Available: Yes

Exploring new and experimental practices with celluloid film in the digital age.Handmade films stretch back to cinema's beginnings, yet until now their rich history has been neglected. Process Cinema is the first book to trace the ...
 
 
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Advocating Weapons, War, and Terrorism: Technological and Rhetorical Paradox

By Ian E. J. Hill

2018 | Penn State University Press
Copy Available: Yes

Technē’s Paradox—a frequent theme in science fiction—is the commonplace belief that technology has both the potential to annihilate humanity and to preserve it. Advocating Weapons, War, and Terrorismlooks at how this paradox applies to some ...
 
 
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Droit et communication: Liaisons constatées

By Guillaume Provencher

2013 | EME Éditions
Copy Available: Yes

 
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