New PDF release: Cartographies of Violence: Japanese Canadian Women, Memory,

By Mona Oikawa

In 1942, the government expelled greater than 22,000 eastern Canadians from their houses in British Columbia. From 1942 to 1949, they have been dispossessed, despatched to incarceration websites, and dispersed throughout Canada. Over 4,000 have been deported to Japan. Cartographies of Violence analyses the consequences of those techniques for a few jap Canadian girls. utilizing severe race, feminist, anti-colonial, and cultural geographic idea, Mona Oikawa deconstructs accepted photos, stereotypes, and language used to explain the 'Internment' in ways in which mask its inherent violence.

Through interviews with girls survivors and their daughters, Oikawa analyses ordinary subject matters of racism and resistance, in addition to the fight to speak what occurred. annoying and provocative, Cartographies of Violence explores women's stories which will map the results of pressured displacements, incarcerations, and the separations of relations, neighbors, and communities.

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