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Title The politics of belonging in contemporary India : anxiety and intimacy / edited by Kaustav Chakraborty
Published Abingdon : Routledge, 2020
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Summary This volume looks at the emerging forms of intimacies in contemporary India. Drawing on rigorous academic research and pop culture phenomena, the volume: Brings together themes of nationhood, motherhood, disability, masculinity, ethnicity, kinship, and sexuality, and attempts to understand them within a more complex web of issues related to space, social justice, marginality, and communication; Focuses on the struggles for intimacy by the disabled, queer, Dalit, and other subalterns, as well as people with non-human intimacies, to propose an alternative theory of the politics of belonging; Explores the role of social and new media in understanding and negotiating intimacies and anxieties. Comprehensive and thought-provoking, this book will be useful to scholars and researchers of political studies, sociology, sexuality and gender studies, women's studies, cultural studies, and minority studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Kaustav Chakraborty is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Southfield (formerly Loreto) College, Darjeeling. He was formerly a fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. Dr Chakraborty has edited Indian Drama in English, Tagore and Nationalism (co-edited with K.L. Tuteja), and is the author of Indigeneity, Tales and Alternatives: Revisiting Select Tribal Folktales. In addition, he has published articles in journals such as Feminist Theology, Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, and many other reputed journals. His research interests include indigenous literature and culture, queer theory, and cultural studies
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Subject Anxiety
Belonging (Social psychology) -- India
Intimacy (Psychology)
Belonging (Social psychology)
Intimacy (Psychology)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
India -- Civilization
Form Electronic book
Author Chakraborty, Kaustav, editor
ISBN 0429295987