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dc.contributor.authorAhuja Richa
dc.date.accessioned2009-04-13T06:40:33Z
dc.date.available2009-04-13T06:40:33Z
dc.date.copyright2009en_US
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/15219
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines the binary between tradition and modernity in contemporary India through the use of film. It focuses specifically on the Hindu/Indian woman, and the way in which this discourse plays out on her body. I argue that the Victorian morality that the British colonisers of India imposed on their colonised subjects has affected the way in which tradition and modernity are viewed in contemporary India, and because of this influence, the historical concepts of tradition and modernity have been skewed. In this paper, I argue that the binary between tradition and modernity does not exist in the context of the Hindu/Indian society, but rather, the Indian society has come to appropriate these concepts to suit their culture.en_US
dc.format.extent31 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Communities, classes and racesen_US
dc.titleThe discourse of tradition and modernity in contemporary Indian cultureen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorBrian Keith Bergen-Auranden_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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