Media, gender, and popular culture in India : tracking change and continuity /

In contemporary India, as one side of the coin celebrates traditional stereotypes, the other side subverts the same image, sometimes subtly, but often radically. The push and pulls of these factors are changing the cultural landscape of India decisively. This volume critiques media representations o...

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Main Author: Dasgupta, Sanjukta.
Other Authors: Sinha, Dipankar., Cakrabartī, Sudeshṇā.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Delhi, India ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2012.
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Summary:In contemporary India, as one side of the coin celebrates traditional stereotypes, the other side subverts the same image, sometimes subtly, but often radically. The push and pulls of these factors are changing the cultural landscape of India decisively. This volume critiques media representations of popular culture and gender since the 1950s and tracks the changes that have taken place in Indian society. The authors give us incisive analyses of these transformations, represented through the candid lens of the camera in films, television, advertisements and magazines, all of which focus on gen.
Physical Description:1 online resource (217 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:8132109279
9788132109273