On the ordinariness of participatory culture

Aswin Punathambekar

Abstract


Amit Paul's participation in Indian Idol 3 created chances for interaction across longstanding ethnic, religious, spatial, and linguistic barriers in Meghalaya.

Keywords


India, Fandom, Political culture, Sociability

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3983/twc.2012.0378



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