Media, Gender, and Popular Culture in India : Tracking by Sanjukta Dasgupta

By Sanjukta Dasgupta

"In modern India, as one part of the coin celebrates conventional stereotypes, the opposite aspect subverts an analogous snapshot, occasionally subtly, yet frequently appreciably. the frenzy and pulls of those components are altering the cultural panorama of India decisively. This quantity reviews media representations of pop culture and gender because the Fifties and tracks the alterations that experience taken position in Indian society. The authors supply us incisive analyses of those adjustments, represented during the candid lens of the digital camera in motion pictures, tv, ads and magazines, all of which concentrate on gender and familial representations and patriarchal norms in Indian society. The energy of this e-book is that it rejects grand narratives in favour of the micro-politics of day-by-day residing. during exploring the metamorphosis of India, the authors achieve dissolving the limits among mass/low tradition, elite/high tradition and local/national/global affiliations."

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Yet, media lacrum representations, including Baudrillard’s “flood of images,” are subject to multiple and varying decoding, often in competing and conflicting terms, by the media audience—the readers, the viewers, and the listeners— in the form of self and collectivity. This also explains why despite the unprecedented power of the media and its extraordinary reach it falls short of monopolizing the definitions of the world around us. ” The subsequent discussion of the two different eras in India would substantiate the aforementioned contentions.

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