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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 885
Professor
Amina Jamal
Semester
Winter

Description
Friday February 10 , 2012 Tutorial 4 1. Explain Race and Gender as Tropes (Jiwani):  The dominant group in Canada is seen as the “Canadians” who are known as peaceful people, in other words who are not seen within the “imagine” community, and Muslim women would be labeled as “others”. Others consider to have values and beliefs that are not conducive that are not considered to be the ideal Canadian. (page 53). Representations of Muslim women involve similar tropes in the dominant Western media – as victims of a barbanic, anti-modernist religion and as strange others who cannot be fathomed. 2. Gender and Nation relationship: Kandiyoti/Jiwani/Jabbra  describes what women and men are to the nation  men and women have different relationships to the nation.  Women are: - biological reproducer/cultural reproducer/Symbolize national boundaries  example of a Pakistani woman living in Canada and no
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