Rima Wilkes

Research Areas: Canadian Sociology, Immigration, Indigenous Studies, Media Studies, Migration, Politics and Social Movements, Race and Ethnicity, Research Methods

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Research Specialties: Race and ethnicity, Immigration, Migration, First Nations and Canada, Indigenous Politics, Political Sociology, Trust, Media, Quantitative methods

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Shares Lack of racial diversity in medical textbooks could mean inequity in care, study suggests

The study by Louie and co-author Rima Wilkes, a sociology professor at the University of British Columbia, found the proportion of dark skin tones represented was very small in images ...

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Canadian University Acknowledgment of Indigenous Lands, Treaties and Peoples

At many Canadian universities it is now common to publicly acknowledge Indigenous lands, treaties, and peoples. Yet, this practice has yet to be considered as a subject of scholarly inquiry. ...

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