Gay Bombay

Gay Bombay

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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. 1017a€“1031, as cited in Burnett and Marshall, op. cit., p.65. 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109.

Title:Gay Bombay
Author:Parmesh Shahani
Publisher:SAGE Publications India - 2008-04-15


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