Freedom and Destiny: Gender, Family, and Popular Culture in India

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This volume of seven essays on themes of family and gender in Indian popular culture seeks to commend popular culture as an important resource for sociological insights into contemporary social issues and processes. Drawing its material from three popular media--'calendar art' (popular chromolithography), commercial (Bollywood cinema), and magazine romance fiction--the essays bring a gender-sensitive perspective to bear on the representation of the family, of childhood, of courtship and conjugality, of arranged and love ...

Freedom and Destiny: Gender, Family, and Popular Culture in India 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, New Delhi, India

ISBN-13: 9780198060833

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Freedom and Destiny: Gender, Family, and Popular Culture in India 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, New Delhi, India

ISBN-13: 9780195679915

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