May 14, 2008

New video titles

Educational media distributors are clearing out VHS videos at prices hard to resist! The first two on this list are new to the collection; the last one replaces a missing copy.

The Myth of 'The Clash of Civilizations'

Edward Said takes aim at one of the central tenets of recent foreign policy thinking - that conflicts between different and clashing "civilizations" (Western, Islamic, Confucian) characterize the contemporary world.

Spin the bottle: sex lies and alcohol shows the difficulties students have in navigating a cultural environment saturated with messages about gender and alcohol.

Money for nothing shows how music, which has historically been the means for popular expression and social protest, has now become the property of four or five companies who, driven by the profit motive, control what is produced and sold.

To borrow these items, click on the the title link above to view the library's catalogue; if the item is listed as "in cataloguing" use the request link and you will be notified when it comes available for you.

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