Discourses of denial : mediations of race, gender, and violence (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Discourses of denial : mediations of race, gender, and violence

Author: Yasmin Jiwani; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With examples from the lives of immigrant girls and women of colour, this book uncovers how racism, sexism, and violence interweave deep within the foundations of our society.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yasmin Jiwani; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0774812370 9780774812375
OCLC Number: 1200921110
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xxiii, 255 p.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart 1: Laying the Terrain1 Reframing Violence2 Mapping Race in the MediaPart 2: Sensationalized Cases3 Erasing Race: The Story of Reena Virk4 Culturalizing Violence and the Vernon "Massacre"Part 3: Voicing the Violence5 Racialized Girls and Everyday Negotiations6 Gendered Racism, Sexist Violence, and the Health Care System Part 4: Mediations of Terror7 Gendering Terror Post-9/11ConclusionNotesReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Yasmin Jiwani.

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