Communication & Media Studies
Surveillance in Canada
This highly readable book tells Canadians what they ought to know to better understand the ways in which surveillance is expanding – mostly unchecked – into every facet of their lives, and what they can do about it.
Race, Religion, and News at the Dawn of the 9/11 Era
By unravelling the discourse and rhetoric of news coverage in Canada at the dawn of the 9/11 era, this book not only uncovers racist representations of Muslim communities but also reveals the discursive processes that rendered this racism invisible.
Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45
This book explores the casting of China’s earliest female Olympians as celebrities within the context of a national crisis, born of internal conflicts and external attack by Japan.
The State, the Media, and Arab Canadians
This book shows how, in the post-9/11 era, Arab Canadians have become “targeted transnationals” through racialized immigration and security policies as well as negative media representations that legitimize their homogenization and racialization.
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