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The Resource De-stereotyping Indian body and desire, edited by Kaustav Chakraborty

De-stereotyping Indian body and desire, edited by Kaustav Chakraborty

Label
De-stereotyping Indian body and desire
Title
De-stereotyping Indian body and desire
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kaustav Chakraborty
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stereotypes result in deceptive generalizations about groups and are held in a manner that renders them as derogatory. As such, this volume advocates an active, goal-oriented effort in order to reduce prejudice through contact. Deconstructing the motivated 'otherizing' of the marginalized, the book offers an alternative reading of the representations of Indian body and desire, in both literature and media, that are often politically inscribed as 'abnormal' and 'unnatural' due to their non-con ..
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
305.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1075.5.I4
LC item number
D47 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chakraborty, Kaustav
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex role
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Humanities
  • Gender studies, gender groups
  • Media studies
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Sex role
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • India
Label
De-stereotyping Indian body and desire, edited by Kaustav Chakraborty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; introducing 'de-stereotype'; disempowering gender-normativedesire discourses; body-politics; sexwork; the corporal meets the spiritual; the body as a site of conflictin temsula ao'sthese hillscalledhome; writing the body; interrogating ex-centric identitiesin mahesh dattani's plays in the lightof performativity; contrapuntal transgressionsof the body; dictions of desire; a study on marriage with a focuson analysis of internet matrimonialadvertisement; mahi's overweight body and her desirefor a prince charming; desire and the decentralisationof power in bollywood films
  • Showing off skinthe powerful male and the desirablefemale body; shiva linga as the de-stereotypedrepresentation of the supernaturalbeing; contributors; about the editor
Control code
900687255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 182 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443857437
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781443857437
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900687255
Label
De-stereotyping Indian body and desire, edited by Kaustav Chakraborty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; introducing 'de-stereotype'; disempowering gender-normativedesire discourses; body-politics; sexwork; the corporal meets the spiritual; the body as a site of conflictin temsula ao'sthese hillscalledhome; writing the body; interrogating ex-centric identitiesin mahesh dattani's plays in the lightof performativity; contrapuntal transgressionsof the body; dictions of desire; a study on marriage with a focuson analysis of internet matrimonialadvertisement; mahi's overweight body and her desirefor a prince charming; desire and the decentralisationof power in bollywood films
  • Showing off skinthe powerful male and the desirablefemale body; shiva linga as the de-stereotypedrepresentation of the supernaturalbeing; contributors; about the editor
Control code
900687255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 182 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443857437
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781443857437
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900687255

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