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Extra-judicial Killings

A.G. Noorani and South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

in Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Since the 1990s, extra-judicial killings have become prevalent as a means to combat crime and terrorism in India. This chapter shows that official and unofficial policies, both within the police and ... More


Media Representations: Providing the Discursive Logic

Ghazala Jamil

in Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter five is an attempt to further develop the discussion on discursive subalterneity of Muslims. Although media practices generally and Bollywood cinema specifically have been an arena for ... More


The Reservations of Middle-class Concern: Page 3 (2005), Corporate (2006), Traffic Signal (2007), and Fashion (2008)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the oeuvre of Madhur Bhandarkar whose films took the place of Hindi ‘middle cinema’ of the 1970s and 1980s for several years in the new millennium. ‘Middle’ cinema was ... More


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