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Sterotypes: India
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Stereotypes: narratives and discursive frames

Scholarship on right-wing and cultural-nationalist movements notes the symbolic centrality of the unbridled sexuality of the “other” and accompanying calls to protect the dominant community as well as the other’s own women from th…

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Tarini Bedi, “Sterotypes: India”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002013>
First published online: 2015



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