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Title Popular Culture in a Globalised India / edited by K. Moti Gokulsing and Wimal Dissanayake
Published Abingdon ; New York : Routledge, [2009]
London : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2009


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 MELB  306.0954 Gok/Pci  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 285 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents Local resistance to global Bangalore : reading minority Indian cinema / M.K. Raghavendra -- 'Breaking news, Indian style' : politics, democracy, and Indian news relevision / Nalin Mehta -- Emancipation or anchored individualism? : women and TV soaps in India / Shehina Fazal -- Indian feminisms : issues of sexuality and representation / Geetanjali Gangoli -- The Tragada Bhavaiya contribution to the making of Hindu identity in Saurastra / by Jayasinhji Jhala -- The Mahabharata's imprint on contemporary literature and film / Pamela Lothspeich -- India : religious nationalism and changing profile of popular culture / Ram Puniyani -- Private music : individualism, authenticity, and genre boundaries in the Bombay music industry / Peter Kvetko -- Indian popular culture and its 'others' : Bollywood dance and anti-nautch in twenty-first century global India / Anna Morcom -- From zenana to cinema : the impact of royal aesthetics on Bollywood film / Angma Dey Jhala -- Gods, kings and local Telugu guys : competing visions of the heroic in Indian comic books / Karline McLain -- The gated romance of 'India shining' : visualizing urban lifestyle in advertisement of residential housing development / Christiane Brosius -- Advertising in a globalised India / Lynne Ciochetto -- India goes to the blogs : cyberspace, identity, community / Pramod K. Nayar -- The Indian software industry : cultural factors underpinning its evolution / Florian Taeube -- Opiate of the masses or one in a billion : trying to unravel the Indian sporting mystery / Boria Majumdar -- Going places : popular tourism writing in India / Anna Kurian -- The discreet charm of Indian street food / Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay
Summary "This book explores India's rich popular culture. Chapters provide illuminating insights into various aspects of the social, cultural, economic and political realities of contemporary globalised India. Structured thematically and drawing on a broad range of academic disciplines, the book deals with critical issues." "The book offers comprehensive coverage of the emerging discipline of popular culture in India. It is essential reading for courses on Indian popular culture and a useful resource for more general courses in the field of cultural studies, media studies, history, literary studies and communication studies." --Book Jacket
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-281) and index
Subject Popular culture -- Social aspects -- India.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- India.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Author Gokulsing, K. Moti, editor
Dissanayake, Wimal, editor
LC no. 2008029016
ISBN 9780415476669 (hardback) (alkaline paper)
0415476666 (hardback) (alkaline paper)
9780415476676 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
0415476674 (paperback) (alkaline paper)