Table of contents for Pop culture India! : media, arts, and lifestyle / Asha Kasbekar.

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1Introduction
	The Position of English 
	Political and Economic Development
	The Indian Underworld
	The Focus of This Volume
		Women and Minorities 
		Dalits 
		Gay Culture
2Indian Music
	History of the Music Industry
		The Early Years
		The Cassette Revolution
		The Satellite Revolution
	Popular Music in India Today
	Film Music
	Nonfilm Pop Music
		Bhangra
		Ghazals
		Indipop
		Devotional Music
		International Music
	Issues
		The Growth of Piracy
		Links with Organized Crime
	Conclusion
	A-Z Index
3Indian Theater
	Sanskrit Theater
	Traditional Theaters
		Ram Lila and Ras Lila
		Chavittu Natakam
		Jatra
		Tamasha
		Nautanki
	The Colonial British Theater
	The Parsi Theater
	Marathi Theater
		Sangeet Natak
		Modern Marathi Theater
		Vijay Tendulkar 
		After Tendulkar
	Bengali Theater
		The Early Playwrights
		Commercial Theater 
		Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA)
		Modern Bengali Theater
	Hindi and English Theaters in India
		Theater in English 
	Issues 
		Plagiarism
		Competition for Audiences and Performance Space
	Conclusions
	A-Z Index
4Indian Literature in English
	The Development of Indian Literature in English
		The Early Years
		Novelists of the 1930s and 1940s
		1950s-1970s
		1980s Onward
	Pulp Fiction 
	Amar Chitra Katha and the Revolution in Indian Comic books
	Issues
Writing in English
		The Publishing Industry
	Conclusion
	A-Z Index
5Print Media in India-Newspapers and Magazines
	History of the Indian Press
		After 1857
		The Freedom Struggle 
		After Independence
		Mrs. Gandhi and the Emergency
		The "Newspaper Revolution"
		Magazine Revolution
	The Contemporary Scene
	Issues
		Harassment of the Press
		Violence against the Media
		The Case of Tehelka.com
		Legislative Privileges 
	Conclusion
	A-Z Index
6Radio
	History
	Channels and Content
	Issues
	Conclusion
	A-Z Index
7Broadcast Media-Indian Television
	History of Indian Television
		The Satellite Instruction Television Experiment 
		Mrs Gandhi: The "Tele-visionary"
		The Mother of all Soap Operas
		The Soap Opera of the Gods
		The Arrival of Satellite Television
		The Great Television Scramble
		Cablewallahs and MSOs
		Doordarshan's Response
	Programs
		News and News-Based Programs
		Sports Channels
		Religious Channels
		Children's Television
		Overseas Distribution of Indian Programs
	The Future of Television in India 
	Issues
		Government's Response
		Piracy and Plagiarism
	Conclusion
	A-Z Index
8Indian Cinema
Popular Hindi Cinema
		Plot
		Emotion
		Songs and Dances
		Genre
		History
		Issues
	Conclusion
	Films from the South
		Tamil Films and the Cinema of Politics
		The Entrepreneurial Spirit of Telugu Cinema
		The New Kannada Cinema:
		The New Malayalam Cinema
	Conclusion
	A-Z Index
9Indian Cricket
	History of Cricket in India
		Parsis and the Parsi Gymkhana
		Triangulars, Quandrangulars, and Pentagulars
		The Princes
		Ranji
		Baloo
		The 1930s Onward
		Post Independence
	Cricket in Contemporary India
	Cricket and Nationalism
Commercialization of Cricket
		Match Fixing
		Why Do Indians Love Cricket?
	Conclusion
	A-Z Chronology
10Consumer Culture
	Consumer Culture
		What the Shopping Malls Offer
		Caf¿ Culture
		Pubs
		Restaurants
		High Fashion
		E-Commerce
	New Age Spirituality
		New Age Gurus
	Issues
		Lack of Amenities
		Uneven Distribution of Wealth
	Conclusion
	A-Z Index
Conclusion
Glossary

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Popular culture -- India.
Popular culture -- Economic aspects -- India.
Popular culture -- Social aspects -- India.
Religion and culture -- India.