Local Matters

Local Matters

A Defence of Dooney's Cafe and Other Non-globalized Places, People, and Ideas

Book - 2003
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Brian Fawcett's first book of essays since 1991's Unusual Circumstances, Interesting Times , Local Matters tries to come to grips with a system behind what everyone calls "globalization", and to isolate some of its less publicized effects. A collection of thoughtful, irreverent, deliberately personal essays, Local Matters is a polemic against brand'borne viruses, a love letter to one man's Toronto neighbourhood, and a road map to a better world. Many of the essays are developed from earlier versions published on dooneyscafe.com, the internet news service Fawcett runs with Stan Persky.

Publisher: Vancouver : New Star Books, 2003.
ISBN: 9781554200054
1554200059
Characteristics: xvii, 200 p. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Persky, Stan 1941-

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