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Title Doctor Who and race / edited by Lindy Orthia
Published Bristol ; Chicago : Intellect, 2013


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4572 Ort/Dwa  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 308 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Doctor, his companions and race -- ch. 1 The white Doctor / Fire Fly -- ch. 2 Too brown for a fair praise: The depiction of racial prejudice as cultural heritage in Doctor Who / Iona Yeager -- ch. 3 Conscious colour-blindness, unconscious racism in Doctor Who companions / Linnea Dodson -- ch. 4 Doctor Who, cricket and race: The Peter Davison years / Amit Gupta -- ch. 5 Humanity as a white metaphor / Quiana Howard -- ch. 6 "You can't just change what I look like without consulting me!": The shifting racial identity of the Doctor / Mike Hernandez -- pt. II Diversity and representation in casting and characterization -- ch. 7 No room for old-fashioned cats: Davies era Who and interracial romance / Emily Asher-Perrin -- ch. 8 When white boys write black: Race and class in the Davies and Moffat eras / Rosanne Welch -- ch. 9 Baby steps: A modest solution to Asian under-representation in Doctor Who / Stephanie Guerdan -- ch. 10 That was then, this is now: How my perceptions have changed / George Ivanoff -- ch. 11 "One of us is yellow": Doctor Fu Manchu and The Talons of Weng-Chiang / Kate Orman -- pt. III Colonialism, imperialism, slavery and the diaspora -- ch. 12 Inventing America: The Aztecs in context / Leslie McMurtry -- ch. 13 The Ood as a slave race: Colonial continuity in the Second Great and Bountiful Human Empire / Erica Foss -- ch. 14 Doctor Who and the critique of western imperialism / John Vohlidka -- ch. 15 Through coloured eyes: An alternative viewing of postcolonial transition / Vanessa de Kauwe -- pt. IV Xenophobia, nationalism and national identities -- ch. 16 The allegory of allegory: Race, racism and the summer of 2011 / Alec Charles -- ch. 17 Doctor Who and the racial state: Fighting National Socialism across time and space / Richard Scully -- ch. 18 Religion, racism and the Church of England in Doctor Who / Marcus K. Harmes -- ch. 19 The Doctor is in (the Antipodes): Doctor Who short fiction and Australian national identity / Catriona Mills -- pt. V Race and science -- ch. 20 "They hate each other's chromosomes": Eugenics and the shifting racial identity of the Daleks / Kristine Larsen -- ch. 21 Mapping the boundaries of race in The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood / Rachel Morgain -- ch. 22 Savages, science, stagism, and the naturalized ascendancy of the Not-We in Doctor Who / Lindy A. Orthia
Summary Bringing together diverse perspectives on race and its representation in Doctor Who, this book offers understandings of the cultural significance of race in the program - how the show's representations of racial diversity, colonialism, nationalism, and racism affect our daily lives and change the way we relate to each other
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Doctor (Fictitious character)
SUBJECT Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
Subject Race awareness.
Science fiction television programs -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Author Orthia, Lindy, editor of compilation
ISBN 1783200367 (paperback)
9781783200368 (paperback)
Other Titles Doctor Who & race