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Reel to Real: Desi Teens' Linguistic Engagements with Bollywood

Shalini Shankar

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter identifies “Bollywood” films—feature‐length movies produced in Bombay (Mumbai), India—as a source of linguistic and cultural production in the South Asian diaspora. South Asian Americans ... More


The Drug Efficacy Study and Its Manifold Legacies

Daniel Carpenter, Jeremy Greene, and Susan Moffitt

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The Drug Efficacy Study Initiative decisively reshaped modern drug regulation. Our purpose in reviewing the development of the Drug Efficacy Study and its implementation is threefold: to demonstrate ... More


The Desi Diaspora: Politics, Protest, and Nationalism

Vijay Prashad

in India and the British Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

Over the course of the past two centuries, millions of people from the South Asian subcontinent moved to the continents of the world. Unlike earlier migrants, Indians who formed part of this more ... More


Real and Imagined Representations of (Afro-)Cubanness and Latinness

Christina D. Abreu

in Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620848
eISBN:
9781469620862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620848.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers how the lived realities of Cuban migrants and musicians intersected with symbolic, mass-mediated representations of Cubanness and Latinness, by examining the careers of Desi ... More


Introduction: Men Matter

Judith Walzer Leavitt

in Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832554
eISBN:
9781469605616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887837_leavitt.4
Subject:
History, Social History

This book begins by presenting a prime-time first: On December 8, 1952, American television audiences watching I Love Lucy saw a pregnant actress playing the part of a pregnant woman. Lucille Ball ... More


Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

Janet Gyatso

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164962
eISBN:
9780231538329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164962.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores medical thought in Tibet and reveals an otherwise unnoticed intersection of early modern sensibilities and religious values in traditional Tibetan medicine. It looks at how ... More


Reading Paintings, Painting the Medical, Medicalizing the State

Janet Gyatso

in Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164962
eISBN:
9780231538329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164962.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines a set of seventy-nine medical paintings the creation of which was directed by Desi Sangyé Gyatso, the regent of the Fifth Dalai Lama. A copy of the painting set made under the ... More


Anatomy of an Attitude: Medicine Comes of Age

Janet Gyatso

in Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164962
eISBN:
9780231538329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164962.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the history of medicine in Tibet from the twelfth to seventeenth centuries and its heritage from South Asia, along with its patronage by the Fifth Dalai Lama and his regent, ... More


Desi Networks: Linking Race, Class, and Immigration to Homeland

Madhavi Mallapragada

in Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how desi activism reimagines the Indian immigrant location and seeks to mobilize the politics of citizenship around issues of race and class. Using drumnyc.org, the homepage of ... More


“It’s Not Your Dad’s Bollywood”: Diasporic Entrepreneurs and the Allure of Digital Media

Aswin Punathambekar

in From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the South Asian American mediascape from grassroots- and community-managed media production, particularly the use of public access television, the entry and dominance of ... More


Situating Desis in U.S. Ethnoracial Politics

Sangay K. Mishra

in Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The introduction introduces the central themes of the book and lays out the significance of this work.


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