Through a multi-sited ethnography in an online-offline community, Parmesh Shahani examines how Internet technologies, the media industry, audiences and broader socio-historical contexts shape gay identity in contemporary urban India. He realizes that the identity of a gay man in the community is negotiated on the stability of the idea of Indianness. For readers across the world focused on India, Gay Bombay will serve as a memorable journey through various transitions in urban India.Manuel Castells, The Rise of the Network Society (Oxford; Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1996), cited in Nina Wakeford, a#39;Pushing the ... A MUD (multi-user dungeon/domain) is a multi-player Internet-based computer role- playing game, where players adopt avatars or roles of ... 53(9), pp. 1017a1031, as cited in Burnett and Marshall, op. cit., p.65. 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109.
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications India - 2008-04-15|