Reproducing-Resisting Race and Gender Difference: Examining India’s Online Tourism Campaign from a Transnational Feminist Perspective

  title={Reproducing-Resisting Race and Gender Difference: Examining India’s Online Tourism Campaign from a Transnational Feminist Perspective},
  author={Vrushali Vishwasrao Patil},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={185 - 210}
  • V. Patil
  • Published 26 August 2011
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
In this article, I examine the Indian state’s contemporary online tourism promotion campaign from a transnational feminist perspective by discursively considering twenty-four tourism promotion videos posted by the state on YouTube. While transnational feminists seek to examine how racialized, gendered selves are produced within processes of globalization, this work has largely neglected international tourism, which I argue is a key contemporary site of such production. While critical tourism… 

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