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  1. Adventures in Marxism 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Marshall Berman explores and rejoices in the emancipatory potential of Marxism.
  2. Against the American Grain
    Essays on the Effects of Mass Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1962
    Critical essays on American culture.
  3. American Dreams: Lost and Found
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1981
    Interviews with 100 Americans who relate their dreams, disappointments, aspirations and experiences.
  4. The Arc of Justice and the Long Run
    Hope, History, and Unpredictability

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Many seeds stay dormant far longer than that before some disturbance makes them germinate. Sometimes cause and effect are centuries apart; sometimes Martin Luther King’s arc of the moral universe that bends toward justice is so long few see its curve; sometimes hope lies not in looking forward but backward to study the line of that arc.
  5. Bad Marxism
    Capitalism and Cultural Studies

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    Cultural Studies commonly claims to be a radical discipline. This book thinks that's a bad assessment. After an introduction critiquing the so-called 'Marxism' of the academy, Hutnyk provides detailed critical analyses of the approaches and theorists of cultural studies.
  6. Beyond the Hoax 
    Science, Philosphy and Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    Exposes the faulty thinking and outright nonsence of the postmodernist critique of science, which asserts that facts, truth, evidence, even reality itself are all merely social constructs.
  7. The Brain That Changes Itself
    Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
  8. Bridges of Power
    Women's Multicultual Alliances

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Exploring the cultural sources of women's leadership this book views the processes and results that are possible when women come together to overcome not only gender based inequality but oppression based on race and class.
  9. The Canadian City
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
    Based on the belief that a healthy city life is possible, this volume collects articles, stories and histories about the city and its people, covering aspects such as human and social relations, art and architecture, urban planning, land development, and the greening of the urban environment.
  10. Challenging McWorld
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001
  11. Charity Begins At Home
    Generosity and Self-Interest Among the Philanthropic Elite

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  12. Charity Begins At Home
    Generosity and Self-Interest Among the Philanthropic Elite

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  13. Civility
    A Cultural History

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Through a historical, social, and psychological discussion of the civility practices in 3 nations - England, France and the United States, Davetian addresses major topics in public discourse today regarding the ideas and practices of civility and the possibility of a future civility ethic capable of inspiring cooperation across cultural and national boundaries.
  14. Compass Points
    Navigating the Twentieth Century

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    A radical history of the twentieth century by a wide of Canadian authors and essayists grappling with crucial developments in politics, economics, society, and culture in Canada and abroad.
  15. The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I 
    Economic Writings 1

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.
  16. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 5 - January 1982 - Children/Enfants

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1982
  17. Connexions
    Volume 10, Number 1 - Spring 1986 - The Arts and Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1986
  18. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 2 - Winter 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1988
  19. Connexions Annual 1989
    A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and ideas about social and environmental alternatives

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    The Connexions Annual is simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives.
  20. Connexions Annual 1994
    A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1994
    Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series of introductory articles surveying a wide range of social and environmental issues and possibile alternatives.
  21. Connexions Annual Overview: Arts, Media, Culture
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1989   Published: 1994
    The established wisdom has it that the media are neutral purveyors of news and entertainment, while the arts are about individual creativity and cultural values untainted by the vulgar concerns of politics and economics.
  22. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1988
  23. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1989
  24. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1989
  25. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1990
  26. Connexions Digest
    Issue 53 - January 1991- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1991
  27. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1992
  28. Connexions Library: Arts, Media, Culture Focus 
    Resource Type: Website
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on media, culture, and art.
  29. Critical Theory
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1968   Published: 1972
    Essays by the founder of the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt.
  30. Culture Inc.
    The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    Schiller defends democratic expression and free access to information while demonstrating the ways in which public expression, public space, and public access to information are becoming increasingly limited and controlled.
  31. Culture of Complaint
    The Fraying of America

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
    Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasant realities in abstraction or sugar, is so perfectly endemic that we expect nothing else.
  32. "Culture", Science and State-Capitalism
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
    Neither culture nor science can lead lives separate from the economic realities of the societies which nurture them. Science and culture, even as they are procliamed to be the harbingers of revolutionary change, are being used today by the existing social order to preserve itself.
  33. Dancing With A Ghost
    Exploring Aboriginal Reality

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992   Published: 2006
    Ross examines the differences between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal world views as it relates to culture, justice and values.
  34. The Dialectical Imagination
    A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research

    Resource Type: Book
  35. Feminism, Politcal Economy, and the State
    Resource Type: Book
  36. The Freudian Left
    Wilhelm Reich, Geza Roheim, Herbert Marcuse

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969
    Paul Robinson tries to define a particular tradition in the history of psychoanalysis - the "radical" or "left-wing" tradition - through an analysis of its three most important representatives: Wilhelm Reich, Geza Roheim, and Herbert Marcuse.
  37. Global Imperative
    Harmonizing Culture and Nature

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
  38. The Great Turning
    From Empire to Earth Community

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
  39. Healing the Wounds
    The Promise of Ecofeminism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    An anthology of writings on ecofeminism.
  40. Tim Hector
    A Caribbean Radical's Story

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    An account of the life of Antiguan activist Tim Hector.
  41. History, Culture and the Communist Manifesto--Part 1
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    History and experience have convinced me that class analysis remains the best way of understanding social change.
  42. A History of Reading
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1996
    An exploration of what it means to be a reader of books.
  43. History, Culture and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 3
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    Historical materialism will remain the overriding framework for any effort that is intended to assist revolutionary practice.
  44. Identity is that which is given 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    In this age of globalisation many people fret about Western culture taking over the world. But the greatest Western export is not Disney or McDonalds or Tom Cruise. It is the very idea of culture.
  45. Illuminations
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1955   Published: 1969
    Litearcy essasy, general reflections, and probings into cultural phenomena.
  46. Keywords
    A Vocabulary of Culture and Society

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1977
    Williams examines more than 100 familiar words and explores how they are used.
  47. Land and Community 
    Crisis in Canada's Countryside

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1988
    Sim's thesis is that rural society is overlooked due to urban dependence upon "great associations," economies of scale, and other socio-cultural institutions of unmanageable size.
  48. The Library at Night 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    The Library at Night tells the story of the important role of libraries in human civilization and how books are an essential link between the individual and the world.
  49. Living in a Dark Age
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  50. A Long and Terrible Shadow
    White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
    Against the odds, Native peoples have waged a tenacious struggle to survive and the re-emerge as distinct cultures.
  51. Not a Carwash
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    In the Albanian capital of Tirana, students, professors, activists and film lovers take to the streets when authorities attempt to redevelop the property of the city's only art house theatre for profit. The changing face of post-communist Albania is the backdrop for this classic battle between art, commerce, artistic passion and government indifference.
  52. On Workers' Culture
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1953
    From the stories that we get every day from the shops, we can see a new form of struggle emerging. It never seems to be carried to its complete end, yet its existence is continuous. The real essence of this struggle and its ultimate goal is: a better life, a new society, the emergence of the individual as a human being.
  53. Only Connect
    On Culture and Communication

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
  54. Problems of Everyday Life
    And Other Writings On Culture & Science

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    The focus of this book is the impact of the Russian Revolution of the culture life of the country -- and conversely, the effect of the country's cultural backwardness on the course of the revolution. Among the topics discussed are religion, communications media, language, education, science, industry, cinema, marriage, the position of women, child care, "proletarian" literature, art, philoosphy, primitive rural conditions, the dangers of overspecialization and bureaucracy.
  55. The Question of the Commons
    The Culture and Ecology of Communal Resources

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
  56. Questioning Technology
    A Critical Anthology

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1988
    A collection of essays laying out the case for thinking critically about technology.
  57. Radical Mass Media Criticism
    A Cultural Geneology

    Resource Type: Book
    Examines the thinkers who have reacted against the increasing media power. From the critiqes of the corrupt press during the First World War, an analysis of the relationship between public opinion and propaganda diring the Nazi years and the bias of the supposed objective news of today. Contributors include Noam Chomsky, Slavko Splichal, Joost van Loon and many other leaders in the international field.
  58. Raids and Reconstructions
    Essays on Politics, Crime, and Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1976
    A collection of essays on culture and poltics.
  59. Raymond Williams, and Why Culture Matters
    Against The Current vol. 137

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    This year sees the 20th anniversary of the death of Raymond Williams, one of the towering socialist thinkers of the 20th century. A superb biography of him, Raymond Williams: A Warrior's Life, has just been published by Dai Smith, who ranks among the finest scholars of Welsh culture and history of our time. Smith charts Williams's passage from the Welsh border country, where his father was a railway signalman, to Cambridge and then into adult education, a vocation he chose for political motives along with his New Left colleagues Richard Hoggart and E.P. Thompson.
  60. Reimaging America
    The Arts of Social Change

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    More than 40 artist-contributors using video as their medium describe and analize how they create art as part or their struggle to alter mass culture and to reconnect with the communities which inspire their work.
  61. Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
  62. A Short History of Progress
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
  63. Sleeping On A Wire
    Connversations with Palestinians in Israel

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
  64. Socialism and Revolution 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1967   Published: 1973
    Representative democracy in every industrially advanced country is in a state of profound crisis. But we have been accustomed for so long to accept democracy in the form of its outward appearances and parliamentary institutions that its decay often does not become apparent to us until those institutions have been either brushed aside or reduced to a purely decorative role.
  65. The Socialist Register 1979
    Volume 16: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1979
    A series of essays on the state of the global economy.
  66. Society of the Spectacle 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1967   Published: 2005
    An analysis of modern society and how it can be changed, written in the form of 221 theses. The first thesis reads: "In societies dominated by modern conditions of production, life is presented as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has receded into a representation." Translator Ken Knabb describes the book as "an effort to clarify the nature of the society in which we find ourselves and the advantages and drawbacks of various methods for changing it. Every single thesis has a direct or indirect bearing on issues that are matters of life and death."
  67. Testimony of David U. Himmelstein, M.D. before the HELP Subcommittee
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    A single-payer reform would make care affordable through vast savings on bureaucracy and profits. As my colleagues and I have shown in research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, administration consumes 31 percent of health spending in the United States, nearly double what Canada spends. In other words, if we cut our bureaucratic costs to Canadian levels, we'd save nearly $400 billion annually - more than enough to cover the uninsured and to eliminate co-payments and deductibles for all Americans.
  68. Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1951   Published: 1962
    Whatever the subject, Goodman asks: What blocks and limits human freedom, joy, and creativity? What tends to release, free, liberate? In criticizing society and life his purpose is to improve. Goodman is animated by a vision of a good society, a coherent community, a style, and quality, of life that is fully human, and humanizes.
  69. We Make the Road By Walking 
    Conversations on education and social change

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringing about social change are the basis for this thought-provoking book.
  70. Working Class Experience 
    Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983   Published: 1992
    From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweeping interpretive study of the history of the Canadian working class since 1800.

Experts on Cultura in the Sources Directory

  1. African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
  2. American Museum of Natural History
  3. Anthology Film Archives
  4. Asian Civilisations Museum
  5. The British Museum
  6. Canadian Encyclopedia
  7. Central American Integration System
  8. Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries
  9. Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
  10. Council of Europe
  11. Deutsches Historisches Museum
  12. East African Community
  13. Economic Community of Central African States
  14. Economic Community of West African States
  15. Economic Cooperation Organization
  16. J. Paul Getty Museum
  17. The Hermitage
  18. Kunsthistorisches Museum
  19. League of Arab States
  20. Organization of American States
  21. Pacific Islands Forum
  22. Partners in Population and Development
  23. Shanghai Cooperation Organization
  24. Simon Fraser University
  25. Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  26. Southern African Development Community
  27. The Straight Goods
  28. UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  29. The Victoria and Albert Museum

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