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- 1Colonial violence
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- 1Indigenous resurgence
In this dissertation I examine representations of the events surrounding the disappearance and murder of women from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, in the interests of animating a sense of implication in these events among a wider public. To do so, I build on theoretical concepts developed in the...
"(listen to the women)": Rethinking Representations of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Vancouver's Downtown EastsideDownload
This thesis investigates contemporary representations of violence against Indigenous women in Vancouverâs Downtown Eastside. I argue that sensationalist representations of violence serve to distance readers from their own implication in systems of colonial violence and sever individual acts of...