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Young David, Assistant Professor

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David Young

Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology


Research Interests

Sociology of the Media
Political Economy of the Media
Communications Policy
Research Methods


Ph.D., 1998, Department of Sociology, McMaster University


Selected Publications

David Young, “Ethno-racial Minorities and the Juno Awards.” Canadian Journal of Sociology (October 2005).

David Young, “The CBC and the Juno Awards.” Canadian Journal of Communication (Vol. 30, No. 3: 2005), pp. 343-365.  

David Young, “The Promotional State and Canada’s Juno Awards.” Popular Music (Vol. 23, No. 3: October 2004), pp. 271-289.  

David Young, “Discourses on Communication Technologies in Canadian and European Broadcasting Policy Debates.” European Journal of Communication (Vol. 18, No. 2: June 2003), pp. 209-240.

David Young, “Céline Dion, National Unity, and the English-Language Press in Canada.” Media, Culture & Society (Vol. 23, No. 5: September 2001), pp. 547-563.

David Young, “Céline Dion, the ADISQ Controversy, and the Anglophone Press in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Communication (Vol. 24, No. 4: Autumn 1999), pp. 515-538.

David Young, “The Macmillan Company of Canada in the 1930s.” Journal of Canadian Studies (Vol. 30, No. 3: Fall 1995), pp. 117-133.