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Media as Politics in South Asia, book, channels, TVs, media,

Media as arbiter between masses and state

Book Name: Media as Politics in South Asia Editors: Sahana Udupa, Stephen McDowell Can we imagine a society that is immune or at least less influenced by the impact of media both traditional and non-traditional?  Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad were the media of their times hymning to the war heroes. The same techniques and tactics […]

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India, masculine hegemony, book,

Gendered politics and nationalism in India

Book Name: Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding Masculine Hegemony Author: Prem Kumar Vijayan How gender and nationalism intermingle with each other and how they exert an effect upon each other with a special reference to India, Indian politics, and nationalism.  The author’s concept of Masculine hegemony as is posited and elaborated by him in this

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Liberia, Nepal, female, fighters, book, UN, DDR,

Disarmed and Neglected Amazon warriors

Book Name; Female ex-Combatants, Empowerment and Reintegration, Gender Inequalities in Liberia and Nepal.   Author; Michanne Steenbergen. The UN led program of DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) for female ex combatants was started in March 2005 to disarm, demobilize and reintegrate them into their society again. The specific focus of this program was their female

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USA, missionary British India,

8430 miles 150 years ago!

Book Name; Gender, Religion and Heathen lands: American Missionary Women is South Asia, 1860s-1940s Author: Maina Chawla Singh. There has always been a deep sense into the intelligentsia of the former colonized states to know about their past, something not given to them by their colonial masters. How and when they were colonized. What was

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