Culture

Further Readings

Garlick, S. (2010). Taking control of sex? Hegemonic masculinity, technology, and Internet pornography. Men and Masculinities 12(5): 597–614.

This article discusses how technology and pornography shape gender and gender relations, which are social and this cultural rather than biological in nature.

Lieberson, S. (2000). A Matter of Taste: How Names, Fashions, and Culture Change. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Lieberson is a Canadian-born author who explores cultural change using specific examples of names and taste in fashion

Ruby, T.F. (2006). Listening to the voices of hijab. Women’s Studies International Forum 29(1): 54–66.

This article illustrates the ways in which immigrant Muslim women in Canada perceive the hijab and associate it with diverse meanings.

Watson, J.J. & Wright, K. (2000). Consumer ethnocentrism and attitudes toward domestic and foreign products. European Journal of Marketing 34(9/10): 1149–1166.

Explores the relationship between consumer choices and national cultures

Helpful Websites

Popular Culture Association of Canada: http://www.canpop.ca/

The Canadian Graduate Journal of Folklore and Ethnology: http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~culture/

Government of Canada on multiculturalism: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/multiculturalism/citizenship.asp

Canadian Heritage: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage.html

Government of Canada website that provides information on Canadian heritage and culture

Indigenous Foundations: http://indigenousfoundations.arts.ubc.ca/home.html

Provides resources on topics such as Indigenous identity and culture

My Tribe is My Life: https://www.nfb.ca/film/my_tribe_is_my_life_shana/

Interactive documentary that plunges us into the worlds of eight music fans and shows how the Internet has helped them forge their identities

The Merchants of Cool: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/cool/view/

Examines the relationship between media, teens and popular/consumer culture