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Hinterland Remixed : Media, Memory, and the Canadian 1970s

Subjects: Popular culture--Canada; Arts--Canada; Collective memory--CanadaSOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness; HISTORY / Social History; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies

  • Abstract: Like the flute melody from Hinterland Who's Who, the 1970s haunt Canadian cultural memory. Though the decade often feels lost to history, Hinterland Remixed focuses ...

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Vice, Crime, and Poverty : How the Western Imagination Invented the Underworld

Subjects: Criminals--History; Criminals in literature; Marginality, Social, in literatureSOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban; HISTORY / Europe / Western; HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century

  • Abstract: Beggars, outcasts, urchins, waifs, prostitutes, criminals, convicts, madmen, fallen women, lunatics, degenerates—part reality, part fantasy, these are the grotesque faces that populate the underworld, ...

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Education and Poverty

Subjects: Poor--Education--ChileEDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness

  • Abstract: What are the effects of recent public policies for reducing educational inequalities? How do privatization and other market-based education measures influence schooling in

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Global Poverty and Wealth Inequality

Subjects: Equality; Wealth; Income distributionSOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness

  • Abstract: More than 790 million people live in extreme poverty. Why is there still so much poverty in the ...

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Political Routes to Starvation : Why Does Famine Kill?

Subjects: Famines--Political aspectsSOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness; POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography

  • Abstract: This book seeks to reclassify famine by offering an in-depth look at the phenomenon that continues to affect millions of people across the world every ...

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The Republic of Games : Textual Culture Between Old Books and New Media

Subjects: Social media; Electronic publishing; GamificationSOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies

  • Abstract: Many of today's digital platforms are designed according to the same model: they encourage users to create content for fun (a mode of production that ...

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