Popular culture in a globalised India

edited by K. Moti Gokulsing and Wimal Dissanayake

As India celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of its independence, much praise was lavished on its emergence as a major player on the global stage. Its economic transformation and geopolitical significance as a nuclear power are matched by its globally resonant cultural resources. 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 including: - Film, television and TV soaps - Folk theatre, Mahabharata-Ramayana ,myths, performance, ideology and religious nationalism - Music, dance and fashion - Comics, cartoons, photographs, posters and advertising - Cyberculture and the software industry - Indian feminisms - Sports and tourism - Food culture Offering comprehensive coverage of the emerging discipline of popular culture in India, this book 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.

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As India celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of its independence, much praise was lavished on its emergence as a major player on the global stage. Its economic transformation and geopolitical significance as a nuclear power are matched by its globally resonant cultural resources. 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 including: - Film, television and TV soaps - Folk theatre, Mahabharata-Ramayana ,myths, performance, ideology and religious nationalism - Music, dance and fashion - Comics, cartoons, photographs, posters and advertising - Cyberculture and the software industry - Indian feminisms - Sports and tourism - Food culture Offering comprehensive coverage of the emerging discipline of popular culture in India, this book 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.

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[目次]

  • Introduction by K. Moti Gokulsing and Wimal Dissanayake Part One Local Resistance to Global Bangalore-Reading Minority Indian Cinema by M. K. Raghavendra Breaking News , Indian style: Politics, Democracy and Indian News Television by Nalin Metha Emancipation or anchored individualism? Women and TV soaps in India by ShehinaFazal Indian Feminisms: Issues of sexuality and representation by Geetanjali Gangoli Part Two The Tragada Bhavaiya Contribution to the making of Hindu Identity in Saurastra by Jayasinhji Jhala The Mahabharata's Imprint on Contemporary Literature and Film by Pamela Lothspeich India: Religious Nationalism and changing profile of Popular Culture by Ram Puniyani Part Three Private Music: Individualism, Authenticity, and Genre Boundaries in Bombay Music Industry by Peter Kevetko Indian Popular Culture and its 'others': Bollywood dance and anti-nautch in twenty first century global India by Anna Morcom From Zenana to Cinema : The impact of Royal Aesthetics on Bollywood Film by Angma D. Jhala Part Four Gods, Kings, and Local Telugu Guys: Competing Visions of the Heroic in Indian Comic Books by Karline McLain The Gated Romance of 'India Shining': Visualising Urban Lifestyle in Advertisement of Residential Housing Development by Christiane Brosius Advertising in a globalised India by Lynne Ciochetto Part Five India goes to the Blogs: Cyberspace, Identity, Community by Pramod K. Nayar The Indian software industry-cultural factors underpinning its evolution by Florian Taeube Part Six Opiate of the Masses or None in a Billion Trying to unravel the Indian Sporting Mystery by Boria Majumdar Going Places: Popular Tourism Writing in India by Anna Kurian Part Seven The Discreet Charm of Indian Street-food by Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay Conclusion

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  • Introduction by K. Moti Gokulsing and Wimal Dissanayake Part One Local Resistance to Global Bangalore-Reading Minority Indian Cinema by M. K. Raghavendra Breaking News , Indian style: Politics, Democracy and Indian News Television by Nalin Metha Emancipation or anchored individualism? Women and TV soaps in India by ShehinaFazal Indian Feminisms: Issues of sexuality and representation by Geetanjali Gangoli Part Two The Tragada Bhavaiya Contribution to the making of Hindu Identity in Saurastra by Jayasinhji Jhala The Mahabharata's Imprint on Contemporary Literature and Film by Pamela Lothspeich India: Religious Nationalism and changing profile of Popular Culture by Ram Puniyani Part Three Private Music: Individualism, Authenticity, and Genre Boundaries in Bombay Music Industry by Peter Kevetko Indian Popular Culture and its 'others': Bollywood dance and anti-nautch in twenty first century global India by Anna Morcom From Zenana to Cinema : The impact of Royal Aesthetics on Bollywood Film by Angma D. Jhala Part Four Gods, Kings, and Local Telugu Guys: Competing Visions of the Heroic in Indian Comic Books by Karline McLain The Gated Romance of 'India Shining': Visualising Urban Lifestyle in Advertisement of Residential Housing Development by Christiane Brosius Advertising in a globalised India by Lynne Ciochetto Part Five India goes to the Blogs: Cyberspace, Identity, Community by Pramod K. Nayar The Indian software industry-cultural factors underpinning its evolution by Florian Taeube Part Six Opiate of the Masses or None in a Billion Trying to unravel the Indian Sporting Mystery by Boria Majumdar Going Places: Popular Tourism Writing in India by Anna Kurian Part Seven The Discreet Charm of Indian Street-food by Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay Conclusion

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この本の情報

書名 Popular culture in a globalised India
著作者等 Dissanayake, Wimal
Gokulsing, K. Moti
出版元 Routledge
刊行年月 2009
ページ数 xx, 285 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9780415476676
9780415476669
NCID BA89757320
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス

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'Breaking news, Indian style' : politics, democracy, and Indian news relevision Nalin Mehta
Advertising in a globalised India Lynne Ciochetto
Emancipation or anchored individualism? : women and TV soaps in India Shehina Fazal
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
Going places : popular tourism writing in India Anna Kurian
India : religious nationalism and changing profile of popular culture Ram Puniyani
India goes to the blogs : cyberspace, identity, community Pramod K. Nayar
Indian feminisms : issues of sexuality and representation Geetanjali Gangoli
Indian popular culture and its "others" : Bollywood dance and anti-nautch in twenty-first century global India Anna Morcom
Local resistance to global Bangalore : reading minority Indian cinema M.K. Raghavendra
Opiate of the masses or none in a billion : trying to unravel the Indian sporting mystery Boria Majumdar
Private music : individualism, authenticity, and genre boundaries in Bombay music industry Peter Kevetko
The Indian software industry : cultural factors underpinning its evolution Florian Taeube
The Mahabharata's imprint on contemporary literature and film Pamela Lothspeich
The Tragada Bhavaiya contribution to the making of Hindu identity in Saurastra Jayasinhji Jhala
The discreet charm of Indian street food Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay
The gated romance of "India shining" : visualizing urban lifestyle in advertisement of residential housing development Christiane Brosius
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