Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender And Violence by Yasmin Jiwani

 

Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender And Violence by Yasmin Jiwani published in 2006, by UBC press, is book that looks at inequality and racism in the context of Canadian multiculturalism. According to UBC press “Discourses of Denial uncovers how racism, sexism, and violence interweave deep within the foundations of our society.”

The book consists of four parts:

The book consists of four parts:

Part 1: Laying the Terrain 
1. Reframing Violence
2. Mapping Race in the Media

Part 2: Sensationalized Cases 
3. Erasing Race: The Story of Reena Virk
4. Culturalizing Violence and the Vernon “Massacre”

Part 3: Voicing the Violence 
5. Racialized Girls and Everyday Negotiations
6. Gendered Racism, Sexist Violence, and the Health Care System

Part 4: Mediations of Terror 
7. Gendering Terror Post-9/11

A review of Discourse of Denial can be found on UBC press website via; http://www.ubcpress.ca/search/title_book.asp?BookID=4537.

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