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Representations: Visual Arts: Television: Canada
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Muslim women have recently become prominent additions to Canadian television programming. This is largely due to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) situation comedy Little Mosque on the Prairie. The show is a comedic view of life in a small Canadian town where the church rents its basement out to the local Muslim communit…

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Zine, Jasmin and Bala, Asma, “Representations: Visual Arts: Television: Canada”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0672>
First published online: 2010

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