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The Media(ted)Woman: Gender Politics vs. Cultural Dynamics

ABSTRACT—In today’s world of advanced technologies, mass media with its capacity to standardize, homogenize and transform ideologies plays a great role in the formulation of femininity as a set of social expectations created and nurtured in any patriarchal society. As in imaging women, the media...

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Rithu: An Ecological Understanding

Abstract: An attempt is made in this paper to study Rithu, film by Shyamaprasad, from an ecological point of view. The spatial displacement of characters from nature to culture is traced from this point of view. Rithu, directed by Syamaprasad, presents a quagmire of issues...