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Title Doctor Who and race / edited by Lindy Orthia.

Publication Info. Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Intellect, 2013.

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 Moore Stacks  PN1992.77.D6273 D63 2013    Available  ---
Description vii, 308 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Doctor, his companions and race: The white Doctor / Fire Fly. Too brown for a fair praise : the depiction of racial prejudice as cultural heritage in Doctor Who / Iona Yeager. Conscious colour-blindness, unconscious racism in Doctor Who companions / Linnea Dodson. Doctor Who, cricket and race : the Peter Davison years / Amit Gupta. Humanity as a white metaphor / Quiana Howard and Robert Smith?. "You can't just change what I look like without consulting me!" : the shifting racial identity of the Doctor / Mike Hernandez -- Diversity and representation in casting and characterization: No room for old-fashioned cats : Davies era Who and interracial romance / Emily Asher-Perrin. When white boys write black : race and class in the Davies and Moffat eras / Rosanne Welch. Baby steps : A modest solution to Asian under-representation in Doctor Who / Stephanie Guerdan. That was then, this is now : how my perceptions have changed / George Ivanoff. "One of us is yellow" : Doctor Fu Manchu and The talons of Weng-Chiang / Kate Orman -- Colonialism, imperialism, slavery and the diaspora: Inventing America : the Aztecs in context / Leslie McMurtry. The Ood as a slave race : colonial continuity in the Second Great and Bountiful Human Empire / Erica Foss. Doctor Who and the critique of western imperialism / John Vohlidka. Through coloured eyes : an alternative viewing of postcolonial transition / Vanessa de Kauwe -- Xenophobla, nationalism and national identities: The allegory of allegory : race, racism and the summer of 2011 / Alec Charles. Doctor Who and the racial state : fighting National Socialism across time and space / Richard Scully. Religion, racism and the Church of England in Doctor Who / Marcus K. Harmes. The Doctor is in (the Antipodes) : Doctor Who short fiction and Australian national identity / Catriona Mills -- Race and science: "They hate each other's chromosomes" : eugenics and the shifting racial identity of the Daleks / Kristine Larsen. Mapping the boundaries of race in The Hungry Earth/cold blood / Rachel Morgain. 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.
Subject Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
Science fiction television programs -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Race awareness.
Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- )
Race awareness.
Science fiction television programs.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Orthia, Lindy.
Cover Title Doctor Who & race
ISBN 1783200367 (pbk.)
178320124X (ePDF)
1783201231 (ePub)
9781783200368 (pbk.)
9781783201242 (ePDF)
9781783201235 (ePub)