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Media alternatives and social movements

Marc Raboy

Media alternatives and social movements

Quebec 1960-1980

by Marc Raboy

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Published by McGill University, Graduate Communications Program in Montreal .
Written in English

  • Mass media -- Social aspects -- Québec (Province).,
  • Social movements -- Québec (Province).,
  • Québec (Province) -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marc Raboy.
    SeriesWorking papers in communications
    ContributionsMcGill University. Graduate Communications Program
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18854591M

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