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Sculpting a Middle Class

Sreenivas, Deepa:
Sculpting a Middle Class : History, Masculinity and the Amar Chitra Katha in India / Deepa Sreenivas. - Delhi : Routledge India, 2010. - x, 209 S. : Ill.
ISBN 978-0-415-56310-9
Rs. 695,00
£ 65,00 (Routledge UK)
DDC: 741.5954

This book is an analysis of the Amar Chitra Katha genre, historical comic-books that capture and promote a middle class masculine identity, as culture became the new site for right-wing hegemonic politics in India over the last 4 decades of the 20th century. [Verlagsinformation]

List of Photographs. viii
Introduction. 1
1. Comics, Scrolls, Frescoes and the "Chitra Katha". 43
2. History, Personality and a Pedagogy for the Present. 82
3. Disciplinary Nationalism and Masculinity. 111
4. The Liberalisation Years: The Theme of Merit. 162
Conclusion. 184
Bibliography. 194
Index. 204.

DEEPA SREENIVAS is Fellow, Anveshi Research Centre for Women’s Studies in Hyderabad, India.

Quellen: Routledge; WorldCat