New Media and the Dalit Counter-public Sphere
作者: Arvind Kumar Thakur
作者单位: 1Independent Researcher, New Delhi, India
刊名: Television & New Media, 2020, Vol.21 (4), pp.360-375
来源数据库: Sage Publications, Inc.
DOI: 10.1177/1527476419872133
关键词: ActivismCounter-public sphereDalitsMobilizationNew mediaIdentity
原始语种摘要: The recent surge of online mobilization among Dalits, who belong to India’s most oppressed caste groups, signals a remarkable trend in Internet activism and political engagement. Analyzing Dalit mobilization online, this article argues that technological affordances and distinct cultural practices associated with digital media have enabled certain sections of Dalits to resist the dominant caste narrative, thereby contributing to mobilization against caste-based discrimination. However, multiple “counter-narratives” within the subaltern digital sphere and hybrid media systems have placed limitations on unified action, signaling the need to address mediated factional positions and caste Hindu narratives online in efforts to strengthen the Dalit social movement. This article forwards the...
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  • political 政治
  • public 公众的
  • activism 能动性
  • technological 工芝的
  • Black 布莱克
  • argument 自变量
  • reference 基准电压源
  • organized 有组织
  • online 联机
  • mobilization 活化