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Introduction Lindy Orthia
Part 1 The Doctor, his companions and race
1.1 The white Doctor – Fire Fly 1.2 Too brown for a fair praise: The depiction of racial prejudice as cultural heritage in Doctor Who – Iona Yeager 1.3 Conscious colour-blindness, unconscious racism in Doctor Who companions – Linnea Dodson 1.4 Doctor Who, cricket and race: The Peter Davison years – Amit Gupta 1.5 Humanity as a white metaphor – Quiana Howard and Robert Smith? 1.6 “You can’t just change what I look like without consulting me!”: The shifting racial identity of the Doctor – Mike Hernandez
Part 2 Diversity and representation in casting and characterization
2.1 No room for old-fashioned cats: Davies era Who and interracial romance – Emily Asher-Perrin 2.2 When white boys write black: Race and class in the Davies and Moffat eras – Rosanne Welch 2.3 Baby steps: A modest solution to Asian under-representation in Doctor Who – Stephanie Guerdan 2.4 That was then, this is now: How my perceptions have changed – George Ivanoff 2.5 “One of us is yellow”: Doctor Fu Manchu and The Talons of Weng-Chiang – Kate Orman
Part 3 Colonialism, imperialism, slavery and the diaspora
3.1 Inventing America: The Aztecs in context – Leslie McMurtry 3.2 The Ood as a slave race: Colonial continuity in the Second Great and Bountiful Human Empire – Erica Foss 3.3 Doctor Who and the critique of western imperialism – John Vohlidka 3.4 Through coloured eyes: An alternative viewing of postcolonial transition – Vanessa de Kauwe
Part 4 Xenophobia, nationalism and national identities
4.1 The allegory of allegory: Race, racism and the summer of 2011 – Alec Charles 4.2 Doctor Who and the racial state: Fighting National Socialism across time and space – Richard Scully 4.3 Religion, racism and the Church of England in Doctor Who – Marcus K Harmes 4.4 The Doctor is in (the Antipodes): Doctor Who short fiction and Australian national identity – Catriona Mills
Part 5 Race and science
5.1 “They hate each others’ chromosomes”: Eugenics and the shifting racial identity of the Daleks – Kristine Larsen 5.2 Mapping the boundaries of race in The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood – Rachel Morgain 5.3 Savages, science, stagism, and the naturalized ascendancy of the Not-We in Doctor Who – Lindy A Orthia
Conclusion Lindy Orthia