Targeted Transnationals: The State, the Media, and Arab Canadians

Targeted Transnationals: The State, the Media, and Arab Canadians

By: Bessma Momani (editor), Jenna Hennebry (editor)Paperback

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This book will be of interest to students and scholars of transnationalism, ethnic studies, critical race theory, immigration and citizenship, and communications, and a valuable resource for policy makers.

About Author

Jenna Hennebry is an associate professor in communication studies at Wilfrid Laurier University and the Balsillie School of International Affairs and associate director of the International Migration Research Centre. Bessma Momani is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.


Introduction: Arab Canadians as Targeted Transnationals / Jenna Hennebry and Bessma Momani Part 1: State Practices and Policies 1 "Arab" Migration to Canada: Far from Monolithic / Jenna Hennebry and Zainab Amery 2 The Securitization and Racialization of Arabs in Canada's Immigration and Citizenship Policies / Zainab Amery 3 Creeping beyond Balance? Reconciling Security and Human Rights in Uncertain Times / Andrew S. Thompson 4 On the Borderlines of Human and Citizen: The Liminal (italics) State of Arab Canadians / Yasmeen Abu-Laban Part 2: Intersecting Discourses (this should be in italics) and Representations 5 Multiculturalism and Discrimination in Canada and Quebec: The Case of Arabs and Muslims / Rachad Antonius, Micheline Labelle, and Francois Rocher 6 A Mediated Relationship: Media Representations of Arabs and Muslims as a Political Process / Rachad Antonius 7 "Framing" the Toronto 18: Government Experts (this should be in italics, too), Corporate Media, and the Orientalizing of the Other / Jeremy D. Kowalski Part 3: Voices and Resistance 8 Contesting Arab and Muslim Representations in Private Television and Radio in Canada: The Role and Decisions of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council / Dina Salha 9 Media and the (De)Construction of Al-Ghorba for Arab Canadians / Aliaa Dakroury 10 "How Do We Speak?" The Casting Out of the Canadian Arab Federation / Wafaa Hasan Conclusion: From Targeted Transnationals to Transnational Citizens / Jenna Hennebry Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774824415
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 284
  • ID: 9780774824415
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 0774824417

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