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Screening Culture, Viewing Politics: An Ethnography of Television, Womanhood, and Nation in Postcolonial India
In Screening Culture, Viewing Politics Purnima Mankekar presents a cutting-edge ethnography of television-viewing in India. With a focus on the responses of upwardly-mobile, yet lower-to-middle classExpand
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national texts and gendered lives: an ethnography of television viewers in a North Indian city
Recent anthropological research highlights the significance of mass media in the construction of identities. This article focuses on the ways in which men and women, located in specific socioculturalExpand
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Gender Differences and Performance in Science
On 14 Jan., Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, speaking at a meeting of the National Bureau of Economic Research, suggested that since fewer girls than boys have top scores on science andExpand
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'India Shopping': Indian Grocery Stores and Transnational Configurations of Belonging
How do representations of 'India' shape the lives of members of a diasporic community, the identities they forge, and the politics they negotiate? This paper examines how grocery stores in the SanExpand
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Dangerous Desires: Television and Erotics in Late Twentieth-Century India
DURING THE 1990s, THE INDIAN PUBLIC SPHERE witnessed a proliferation of representations of erotics.' Some of the eruption of the erotic into the public has been attributed to the expansion ofExpand
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Unsettling India: Affect, Temporality, Transnationality
Acknowledgments ix 1. Unsettlement 1 2. Moving Images: Reconceptualizing Indianness in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge 39 3. Affective Objects: India Shopping in the San Francisco Bay Area 71 4.Expand
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