MAWANI, Renisa




Author Tags: 1850-1900, Chinese, First Nations

As a sociology professor at the University of British Columbia, Renisa Mawani researched racial tensions in Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921 (UBC Press 2009), revealing how Chinese settlers, indigenous people and settler Canadians weresystematically oppressed by "the making of the settler regime" particular in the context of B.C. salmon canneries.

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921

BOOKS:

Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921 (UBC Press 2009) 978-0-7748-1634-2 $ 32.95

[BCBW 2010]