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Call # P96.S5 C57 2011
Title Circuits of visibility : gender and transnational media cultures / edited by Radha Sarma Hegde
Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2011
Book Cover


Descript. viii, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Critical cultural communication
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sex role in mass media
Sex role and globalization
Women in mass media
Feminism and mass media
Mass media and globalization
Mass media and culture
Alt Author Hegde, Radha Sarma, 1953-
OCLC # 692291872
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Radha S. Hegde1
pt. IConfiguring Visibilities 
1.Seeing Princess Salma: Transparency and Transnational Intimacies / Susan Ossman21
2.Constructing Transnational Divas: Gendered Productions of Balkan Turbo-folk Music / Karmen Erjavec35
3.Gendered Face of Latinidad: Global Circulation of Hybridity / Angharad N. Valdivia53
4.E-Race-ing Color: Gender and Transnational Visual Economies of Beauty in India / Radhika Parameswaran68
pt. IIContesting Ideologies 
5.Gendered Blueprints: Transnational Masculinities in Muslim Televangelist Cultures / Nabil Echchaibi89
6.Transnational Media Wars over Sex Trafficking: Abolishing the "New Slave Trade" or the New Nativism? / Felicity Schaeffer-Grabiel103
7."Recycling" Heroines in France: Coutured Identities and Invisible Transitions / Julie Thomas124
8.Celebrity Travels: Media Spectacles and the Construction of a Transnational Politics of Care / Spring-Serenity Duvall140
pt. IIICapital Trails 
9.Objects of Knowledge, Subjects of Consumption: Persian Carpets and the Gendered Politics of Transnational Knowledge / Minoo Moallem159
10.Spaces of Exception: Violence, Technology, and the Transgressive Gendered Body in India's Global Call Centers / Radha S. Hegde178
11.Maid as Metaphor: Dagongmei and a New Pathway to Chinese Transnational Capital / Wanning Sun196
12.Dial "C" for Culture: Telecommunications, Gender, and the Filipino Transnational Migrant Market / Jan Maghinay Padios212
pt. IVTechnologies of Control 
13.Digital Cosmopolitanisms: The Gendered Visual Culture of Human Rights Activism / Sujata Moorti231
14.Doing Cultural Citizenship in the Global Media Hub: Illiberal Pragmatics and Lesbian Consumption Practices in Singapore / Audrey Yue250
15.Gendering Cyberspace: Transnational Mappings and Uyghur Diasporic Politics / Saskia Witteborn268
16.Ladies and Gentlemen, Boyahs and Girls: Uploading Transnational Queer Subjectivities in the United Arab Emirates / Noor Al-Qasimi284
 About the Contributors303