By Raminder Kaur, William Mazzarella
Censorship in South Asia bargains an expansive and comparative exploration of cultural legislation in modern and colonial South Asia. those provocative essays through major students increase our knowing of what censorship may possibly mean—beyond the easy restrict and silencing of public communication—by contemplating censorship's effective strength and its intimate relation to its obvious contrary, "publicity." The members examine quite a lot of public cultural phenomena, from the cinema to advertisements, from highway politics to political conversation, and from the adjudication of blasphemy to the administration of obscenity.
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1994. Hate Speech: The History of an American Controversy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. t w o Iatrogenic Religion and Politics Christopher Pinney F Iatrogenics irstly, iatrogenics. This is a concept and process which will help explicate how it is that reflexive interventions in culture themselves produce culture. In this chapter I will investigate the impact of the colonial censorship of images on the contemporary political constitution of India. ” My broader claim is that the particular intersection of religion and politics that characterizes much of the public life of contemporary India reflects—in part—a history and practice of censorship, both colonial and postcolonial.
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Attention then turned to the visual propaganda which the organizers had brought with them: A cow picture was placed on a stool before the platform and copies of it were circulated. This picture represents a cow in whose body all the Hindu gods are depicted as residing. A calf is at her udder and a woman sits before the calf holding a bowl waiting for her turn. ” The Hindu who produced this picture expatiated on its meaning. The Hindu must only take the cow’s milk after the calf has been satisfied.
Censorship in South Asia: Cultural Regulation from Sedition to Seduction by Raminder Kaur, William Mazzarella