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Representations: Visual Arts: Television: India
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This entry examines the role of Bollywood popular culture in the everyday lives of young, urban, impoverished Muslim women in India. The entry first explores how the production of popular culture has changed since Indian economic liberalization in the 1990s. Young women’s lived experiences with Bollywood culture is then detailed in order to show how Bollywood …

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Chakraborty, Kabita, “Representations: Visual Arts: Television: India”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001438>
First published online: 2012

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