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Screening culture, viewing politics: an ethnography of television, womanhood, and nation in postcolonial India

Author: Mankekar, Purnima Publisher: Duke University Press, 1999.Language: EnglishDescription: 429 p. : Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780822323907Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print HM621.43 .I6 M66 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Screening Culture Viewing Politics An Ethnography of Television, Womanhood, and Nation in Postcolonial India Contents Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1 Culture Wars 1 Part I Fields of Power: The National Television Family Chapter 2 National Television and the "Viewing Family" 45 Chapter 3 "Women-Oriented" Narratives and the New Indian Woman 104 Part II Engendering Communities Chapter 4 Mediating Modernities: The Ramayan and the Creation of Community and Nation 165 Chapter 5 Television Tales, National Narratives, and a Woman's Rage: Multiple Interpretations of Draupadi's "Disrobing" 224 Part III Technologies of Violence Chapter 6 "Air Force Women Don't Cry": Militaristic Nationalism and Representations of Gender 259 Chapter 7 Popular Narrative, the Politics of Location, and Memory 289 Epilogue: Sky Wars 335 Notes 359 Bibliography 395 Index 417

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