Stock Image

Indian Public Sphere : Readings in Media History

Arvind Rajagopal

3 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 019806103X / ISBN 13: 9780198061038
Published by Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2009
Used Condition: As New Hardcover
From Vedams eBooks (P) Ltd (New Delhi, India)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 30, 2009

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 33.75 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 17.33 From India to U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Contents Preface. Acknowledgements. Publisher's acknowledgements. List of abbreviations. Introduction The public sphere in India structure and transformation/Arvind Rajagopal. I. Formation of a colonial public sphere 1. Transmission/Ranajit Guha. 2. The Indian Ecumene an indigenous public sphere/C.A. Bayly. 3. The politics of popular images From cow protection to M.K. Gandhi 1890 1950/Christopher Pinney. 4. Obtaining moral consensus in a law and order society Indian responses/Rajeev Dhavan. II. The national popular 5. Redefining obscenity and aesthetics in print/Charu Gupta. 6. The Hindi political sphere/Francesca Orsini. 7. Women oriented narratives and the new Indian woman/Purnima Mankekar. 8. Who is it that is singing Shot Music Speech/Aniket Jaaware. III. National development and mediatic infrastructure 9. The Mahatma didn't like the movies and why it matters Indian Broadcasting Policy 1920s 1990s/Robin Jeffrey. 10. Subliminal Charge How Hindi Language newspaper expansion affects India/Peter G. Friedlander Robin Jeffrey and Sanjay Seth. 11. A Split Public in the making and unmaking of the Ram Janmabhumi Campaign/Arvind Rajagopal. 12. Forging public opinion the press television and electoral campaigns in Andhra Pradesh/G. Krishna Reddy. IV. Emergent orders localization consumerism digital culture 13. Close distance constructing the Indian Consumer/William Mazzarella. 14. Local news gatherers/Sevanti Ninan. 15. Globalization sexuality and the visual field issues and non issues for cultural critique/Mary E. John. 16. Internet in India/K. Gopinath. 17. Call Centre Conundrum/D. Wood. Appendix Literacy print radio and television growth 1941 2006. Select bibliography. Notes on contributors. Part of the Themes in Politics Series this reader examines the emergence of the Indian public sphere and its interplay with politics society and culture. The volume surveys a wide range of communication media contributing to this development oral print radio television cinema and the Internet through an analysis of the transition from the colonial to the postcolonial period. The essays show that mediation is a social process that extends beyond the media and must be understood as a component of historical dynamics. They explore a wide range of historical and political mediations from the use of the drum and buffalo horn as instruments of peasant insurgency against the British and early Hindu pulp fiction to socio political implications of advertising Hindu tele epics saas bahu serials and the Internet. Identifying the continuities and changes in media from an interdisciplinary perspective the essays are organized into four themes the formation of a colonial public sphere the emergence of a national popular domain transformations in national developmentalism and emergent orders such as consumerism and digital culture. A comprehensive introduction provides an understanding of Indian media through the analytical framework of the public sphere. Topical and illuminating this reader will appeal to students and scholars of Indian politics and governance media and culture studies journalism history and sociology as well as general readers. 338 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 74977

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Indian Public Sphere : Readings in Media ...

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: New

About this title

Synopsis:

Part of the Themes in Politics series, this volume examines the emergence of the Indian public sphere and its interplay with politics, society, and culture. It surveys a wide range of communication media contributing to this development--oral, print, radio, television, cinema, and the Internet--through an analysis of the transition from the colonial to the postcolonial period.

The essays in this volume show that mediation is a social process that extends beyond 'the media' and must be understood as a component of historical dynamics. They explore a wide range of historical and political mediations--from the use of the drum and buffalo horn as instruments of peasant insurgency against the British, and early Hindi pulp fiction, to socio-political implications of advertising, Hindu tele-epics, saas-bahu serials and the Internet.

Identifying the continuities and changes in media from an interdisciplinary perspective, the essays are organized into four themes--the formation of a colonial public sphere; the emergence of a national popular domain; transformations in national developmentalism; and emergent orders such as consumerism and digital culture. A comprehensive introduction provides an understanding of Indian media through the analytical framework of the public sphere.

Topical and illuminating, this volume will appeal to students and scholars of Indian politics and governance, media and culture studies, journalism, history, and sociology, as well as the lay reader.

About the Author:


Arvind Rajagopal is Professor in the Departments of Media, Culture and Communication, Sociology, and Social and Cultural Analysis at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

A one stop shop for books from India. We can supply any title published in India by any publisher. We have an extensive annotated catalogue of books on the web. We have been supplying books from India to University Libraries, Art Museums, Botanical Gardens world wide for the past thirty years.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We check every book for page mistake before they are shipped out. We take a lot of pain in our packing so that the books reach their destination in mint condition.

Name of the Company : Vedams eBooks [P] Ltd
Business Address: Vardhaman Charve Plaza IV, Bldg. 10, 2nd Floor, KP Block Commercial Centre, Pitampura, New Delhi 110034, India
e-mail address: vedams@vedamsbooks.com
Telephone Numbers: 00-91-11-27310611; 00-91-11-27310612
Fax: 00-91-27310613
Office Working Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM - Monday to F...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs includes insurance. Books lost in transit will be replaced immediately. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know if extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer