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

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

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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