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Title Reclaiming Canadian bodies : representation and visual media / Karen McGarry and Lynda Mannik, editors
Published Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Cultural studies
Cultural studies series (Waterloo, Ont.)
Contents Introduction / Karen McGarry and Lynda Mannik -- Section 1: Embodied Ideals. 1 The Media and the Ideal and Fat Body: An Examination of Embodiment and Affect in a Canadian Context / Wendy Mitchinson, History, University of Waterloo -- We've Got Beaver! Women as a National Resource in Canadian Beer Commercial / Ailsa Craig, Sociology, Memorial University -- Ethnographic Frictions and the Ice Scandal : Affect, Mass Media, and Canadian Nationalism in High-Performance Figure Skating / Karen McGarry, Anthropology, McMaster University
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, Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University, Bryan Hogeveen, Sociology, University of Alberta -- Arrivals by Boat in the Canadian Press: Humanitarian Effort or Crisis? / Lynda Mannik, Anthropology, York University
Section 3: Embodied Activism and Advocacy. Feeling Our Pain: The Embodied Cinema of Loretta Todd / Jennifer L. Gauthier, Communication Studies, Randolph College -- On Devrait Tout D├ętruire : Photography, Habitus, and Symbolic Violence in Clichy-sous-Bois and Regent Park / Chris Richardson, Communication Studies, Young Harris College -- Media Legacies: Community, Memory, and Territory / Michael Connors Jackman, Institute for Social and Economic Research, Memorial University -- Conclusion / Lynda Mannik and Karen McGarry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mass media and culture -- Canada.
Mass media and nationalism -- Canada.
National characteristics in mass media.
National characteristics, Canadian.
Form Electronic book
Author Mannik, Lynda, 1957- editor
McGarry, Karen Ann, 1972- editor
ISBN 1554589916 (electronic bk.)
9781554589913 (electronic bk.)