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Cultural imperialism or vernacular modernity? Hindi newspapers in a globalizing India
The theory of cultural/media imperialism has received great scholarly attention, especially after the Frankfurt School’s characterization of mass media as a tool of ‘mass deception’, which works forExpand
Campaigns, Digital Media, and Mobilization in India
Early research in western contexts finds evidence of online participation leading to political engagement. We test this hypothesis in a nonwestern campaign context. We discuss India’s complex “hybridExpand
Democratic transformation and the vernacular public arena in India
1. Introduction: The Vernacular Public Arena and Democratic Transformation in India 2. Politics of Relations and the Emergence of Vernacular Public Arena: Global Networks of Development andExpand
Digital propaganda, political bots and polarized politics in India
ABSTRACT The use of digital propaganda during crises and elections to manipulate public opinion, suppress dissent, and diminish activists’ voices has been increasingly witnessed in recent times inExpand
State, Citizenship and Religious Community: The Case of Indian Muslim Women
Abstract Thos article argues that granting citizenship rights to the minorities cannot help to instil a sense of confidence in them to participate as equal citizens in the public sphere. Rather theExpand
Book Review: General Politics: The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies
tive framework for considering environmental networks through a ‘dynamic process’ combining a range of aspects of SMT which have previously been considered in isolation. It highlights the extensive,Expand