Media Studies

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Mission Invisible

Race, Religion, and News at the Dawn of the 9/11 Era

UBC Press

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.

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

UBC Press

An examination of the gender differences in media coverage of politicians in Canada, and the barriers this poses to gender equality in political representation.

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Sporting Gender

Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45

UBC Press

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.

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Targeted Transnationals

The State, the Media, and Arab Canadians

UBC Press

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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The Struggle for Canadian Copyright

Imperialism to Internationalism, 1842-1971

UBC Press

The conflicts at the heart of international copyright are explored through the history of Canadian nation-building.

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The Look of the Book

Manuscript Production in Shiraz, 1303–1452

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Published with Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Assesses the role of the city of Shiraz in Iranian book production between the early fourteenth and mid-fifteenth centuries.

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