Clothing for Liberation: A Communication Analysis of Gandhi's Swadeshi Revolution

Clothing for Liberation: A Communication Analysis of Gandhi's Swadeshi Revolution

by Peter Gonsalves

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ISBN-13: 9788132103103
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/09/2010
Pages: 163
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Peter Gonsalves, Ph D, currently teaches the Sciences of Social Communication at Salesian Pontifical University, Rome.

He began his career in media as a community worker for rural development at the Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra, Ahmednagar. He founded Tej-prasarini, Mumbai, a multimedia production centre to raise awareness of the urgency of life-based education in South Asia. He promoted a series of teacher-training manuals called ‘Quality Life Education’, the first of which was his own work: Exercises in Media Education (1994). Using this, he conducted no less than 40 all-India courses on media education for schoolteachers, social workers and youth facilitators form diverse ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.

Dr Gonsalves is a member of the Salesians of Don Bosco, an international society dedicated to the holistic development of young people. He coordinated its first five-language web portal at its headquarters in Rome. He was also president of INTERSIG, the international wing of SIGNIS, a world association of communicators for a culture of peace.

Table of Contents

Foreword Keval J Kumar
Introduction
Gandhi the Communicator
Barthes: A Gandhian Fashion System
Turner: Social Drama in Gandhi's Swadeshi Revolution
Goffman: Gandhi as Performance Manager of a Nation
A Gandhian Approach to Symbolisation
Photographs and Images
Appendix
Glossary
Select Bibliography
Index

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