De-stereotyping Indian body and desire /

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,...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Chakraborty, Kaustav.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2013.
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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 ...
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 182 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:1443857432
9781443857437
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