Reclaiming Canadian Bodies: Visual Media and Representation
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Explores the relationship between visual media, the construction of Canadian national identity, and notions of embodiment. It asks how representations of bodies are constructed and performed within mediated content, and emphasizes the ways individuals destabilize national visual tropes, and can destabilize nationalist messages.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Explores the relationship between visual media, the construction of Canadian national identity, and notions of embodiment. It asks how representations of bodies are constructed and performed within mediated content, and emphasizes the ways individuals destabilize national visual tropes, and can destabilize nationalist messages.
  • Produktdetails
  • Cultural Studies Nr.15
  • Verlag: WILFRID LAURIER UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 272
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27. Februar 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 135mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 408g
  • ISBN-13: 9781554589838
  • ISBN-10: 1554589835
  • Artikelnr.: 39052260
Inhaltsangabe
Table of Contents for
Reclaiming Canadian Bodies: Visual Media and Representation, edited by Lynda Mannik and Karen McGarry
Introduction Karen McGarry and Lynda Mannik
Section 1: Embodied Ideals
The Media and the Ideal and Fat Body: An Examination of Embodiment and Affect in a Canadian Context Wendy Mitchinson
We've Got Beaver! Women as a National Resource in Canadian Beer Commercials Ailsa Craig
Ethnographic "Frictions" and the "Ice Scandal": Affect, Mass Media, and Canadian Nationalism in High-Performance Figure Skating Karen McGarry
Section 2: The Embodiment of "Others"
Pride, Shame, and Canadian Sporting Identities: Media Depictions of Wayne Gretzky, Ben Johnson, and Georges St-Pierre Dale Spencer and Bryan Hogeveen
Arrivals by Boat in the Canadian Press: Humanitarian Effort or Crisis? Lynda Mannik
Section 3: Embodied Activism and Advocacy
Feeling Our Pain: The Embodied Cinema of Loretta Todd Jennifer L. Gauthier
"On Devrait Tout Détruire": Photography, Habitus, and Symbolic Violence in Clichy-sous-Bois and Regent Park Chris Richardson
Media Legacies: Community, Memory, and Territory Michael Connors Jackman
Conclusion Lynda Mannik and Karen McGarry
Contributors
Index