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DESI. Indian Values: Diaspora and Womanhood

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Paul Veyret
  • Function : Scientific advisor


The third issue of DESI is dedicated to the engagement of social, anthropological and artistic questions regardind womanhood in the context of the Indian diaspora. Womanhood is a central component of the ideological construction of conservative "Indian values" which are often opposed to "western values", supposedly undermining the core principles of unchanging age-old traditions and debilitating the Indian social body. The ten contributions of this issue of Desi offer a transdisciplinary approach to the issues raised by Indian values in diaspora: the sociological aspects of the question are tackled together with aesthetic issues present in the representation of diasporic women in literature, cinema arts and music.
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halshs-01171237 , version 1 (03-07-2015)


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Anthony Goreau-Ponceaud, Paul Veyret (Dir.). DESI. Indian Values: Diaspora and Womanhood. PUB, 3, 202p., 2015, 979-10-300-0166-2. ⟨halshs-01171237⟩
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