Modernities on the move / Gudrun Dahl, Örjan Bartholdson, Paolo Favero, Shahram Khosravi.

Author
Dahl, Gudrun, 1948- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Stockholm : Stockholm University, [2012].
  • ©2012
Description
116 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

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Series
  • Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. Stockholm studies in social anthropology ; new ser., 6. [More in this series]
  • Stockholm studies in social anthropology, 0347-0830 ; new series 6
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Modernities on the move : Introduction / Gudrun Dahl -- Modernity -- Traditionality -- Modernity in the individual's life -- Tehran, Delhi, Salvador -- References -- The creation of imagined kingdoms : the eclectic construction of Afro-Brazilian Authenticity / Örjan Bartholdson -- Introduction -- The tension between cosmopolitan openness and essentialized closure -- The boom of social movements -- The links between Tambores and Candomblé -- The fault lines in the Afro-Brazilian movement -- The interaction between Brazilian and international discourses of race -- The specific forms of Afro-Brazilian authenticity -- The logic of practice of essentialism -- The visitors' yearning for authenticity -- The search for grassroots organizations -- The globen magazine -- Selling the image of poverty : Afro-Brazilian culture in Europe -- The importance of Charisma -- Conclusion -- References -- Shahram Khosravi : Rostam and Sohrab in the street : Iranian Struggles over modernity -- Introduction -- Friday 19 June -- Saturday 20 June -- Clashes of generations -- Spaces of defiance -- Final remarks -- References -- Paolo Favero : visions of India among young metropolitan middle-class men in Delhi : from life-stories to public visual culture -- Introduction -- Prologue : about a matchbox -- Place, people, phantasm : the stage -- The Trishanku predicament : cultural identity and imagination -- The visual culture of urban space -- Conclusions -- References -- Index.
ISBN
  • 9789186071981 (pbk.)
  • 918607198X (pbk.)
OCLC
860698101
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