Gareth Barkin

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In this paper we analyze images from publications that were produced during the 1990s to educate Tibetan exiles living in Nepal and India about health-related issues. Our purpose is to show how these visual means promote pronatalism and ethnic endogamy, agendas that stem from the exiles’ conviction that they must increase their population and remain(More)
In Indonesia, national broadcasting in the 21st century has been characterized by increasing Muslim normativity across the spectrum of commercial programming, along with sectarian clashes that have further marginalized religious minorities. This article investigates the case of a small, regional television station in one of the country’s Christian-majority(More)
While Indonesia’s burgeoning private television industry has prospered through the country’s democratic transition and the rise of popular Islam, it has remained ideologically constrained by many of the content restrictions established during Suharto’s New Order era. One area in which producers have broken these norms is in the field of religious imagery,(More)
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