Cyberculture and the Subaltern
  • Author : Radhika Gajjala
  • Release Date : 01 July 2022
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN 13 : 9780739118535

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Book excerpt: Through interdisciplinary lenses enabled by cultural studies and feminist methodologies, this book, edited by Radhika Gajjala, looks at online microfinance, new technologies, virtual world marketing, and handloom contexts from India and Africa in relation to development discourse that posits a binary between tradition and modernity."

Cyberculture and the Subaltern

Cyberculture and the Subaltern

Author : Radhika Gajjala
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Business & Economics
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Through interdisciplinary lenses enabled by cultural studies and feminist methodologies, this book, edited by Radhika Gajjala, looks at online microfinance, new technologies, virtual world marketing, and handloom contexts from India and Africa in relation to development discourse that posits a binary between tradition and modernity."...

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