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  • Songs from the Edge of Japanby Matt Gillan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Songs from the Edge of Japan is an ethnographic account of the contemporary performance of the music of Yaeyama, in the south of Japan's Okinawa prefecture. The work includes interviews, analysis of popular and scholarly works in Japanese, musical and lyrical analyses, and accounts of fieldwork carried out in Yaeyama and Okinawa since 2000. more...

  • Television and New Mediaby Jennifer Gillan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95

    Television and New Media introduces students to the ways that new media technologies have transformed contemporary television production, distribution, and reception practices. Drawing upon recent examples including Lost , 24 , and Heroes , this book closely examines the ways that television programming has changed with the influx of new media?transforming... more...

  • Unsettling Americaby Maria Mazziotti Gillan; Jennifer Gillan

    Penguin Group US 1994; US$ 14.99

    A multicultural array of poets explore what it is means to be American This powerful and moving collection of poems stretches across the boundaries of skin color, language, ethnicity, and religion to give voice to the lives and experiences of ethnic Americans. With extraordinary honesty, dignity, and insight, these poems address common themes... more...

  • Growing Up Ethnic in Americaby Maria Mazziotti Gillan; Jennifer Gillan

    Penguin Group US 1999; US$ 14.99

    The editors who brought us Unsettling America and Identity Lessons have compiled a short-story anthology that focuses on themes of racial and ethnic assimilation. With humor, passion, and grace, the contributors lay bare poignant attempts at conformity and the alienation sometimes experienced by ethnic Americans. But they also tell of the strength... more...

  • Identity Lessonsby Maria Mazziotti Gillan; Jennifer Gillan

    Penguin Group US 1999; US$ 18.00

    In stories and poems that explore how our society shapes us, Identity Lessons features a wide array of ethnic perspectives on growing up in America. Leading the reader into the living-rooms, boardrooms, classrooms, and movie houses of America, distinguished writers from all points of the American ethnic landscape shed light on the space between... more...

  • Trade, Labour and Transformation of Community in Asiaby Michael Gillan; Bob Pokrant

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 130.00

    This book considers the transformative impact of global trade and production networks on local economies, work and labour organization, and various forms and meanings of 'community'. It examines the socio-economic transformation in Asia and the restructuring of manufacturing industries, ports and the information technology sector. more...

  • Essential English for Journalists, Editors and Writersby Sir Harold Evans; Crawford Gillan

    Random House 2010; US$ 21.65

    Essential English is an indispensable guide to the use of words as tools of communication. It is written primarily for journalists, yet its lessons are of immense value to all who face the problem of giving information, whether to the general public or within business, professional or social organisations. FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED BY... more...

  • Riverdaleby Elizabeth Gillan Muir; Elizabeth Abbott

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99

    A complete history of Toronto's Riverdale community, this book narrates the lives of early inhabitants, (reaching as far back as Simcoe's first settlement of the region), the construction boom of 1915, and the waves of immigration that made Riverdale one of Toronto's most diverse areas. more...

  • Anti-War Activismby Dr Kevin Gillan; Dr Jenny Pickerill; Professor Frank Webster

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 30.00

    The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well as campaigners' use of new (and old) media. more...

  • Global Corporate Governanceby Donald H. Chew; Stuart L. Gillan

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    Effective corporate governance, or the set of controls and incentives that drive top management, originates both outside and inside the firm and assures investors who hope to commit their capital. Essential when buying stocks in one's own country, effective corporate governance is even more important abroad, where information can be less reliable... more...