Search Results

Passionate modernity : sexuality, class, and consumption in India

Author
Srivastava, Sanjay, 1960-
Title
Passionate modernity : sexuality, class, and consumption in India / Sanjay Srivastava.
Format
Book
Published
New Delhi : Routledge, 2007.
Description
viii, 397 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
URL
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0731/2007394018-d.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-384) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: sexual Swarajya, debased Muslims and uncontrollable tribals: subcontinental sex-questions
  • Instuction for Utopia: 'sane sex living', eugenics and the making of a transnational modernity in early twentieth-century India
  • The idea of Lata Mangeshkar: Hindu sexuality, the girl-child, and heterosexual desire in the time of five year plans
  • The masculinity of dis-location: commodities, the metropolis and the sex-clinics of Delhi and Mumbai
  • Pedestrian desires: footpath pornography and the aesthetics of fluid spaces
  • Threshold and surplus subjectivities: Sexology Darpan makes meaning in Hari Nagar
  • Among the veg. tacos and baby pizzas, Shekhar and Monica make silent, unsatisfactory love: domesticating sexuality
  • 'A rainbow of wishes': Tupperware, female sexuality, home, and the world
  • Conclusion: complicating 'sexuality.'
Kinsey subjects
Sex behavior history--India.
Sex and society--India.
Sex ethics--India.
ISBN
0415424151
9780415424158

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
185.4 S75 p3 2007
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute