Fragmentary pleasures: Masculinity, urban spaces, and commodity politics in Delhi
Building upon theorizations of gender, space and subjectivity, and consumer cultures, this article explores contemporary masculinity politics in Delhi. It focuses upon a group of young men of the Bajrang Dal, an organization of the Hindu Right, in order to explore their lives as urban subjects whose actions unfold across a number of registers, of which 'Hindu nationalism' is just one. The discussion embarks upon an ethnography of 'fragmentation' and 'splitting', presenting these as significant...[Show more]
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