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Breaking Ground  -  Journey Into The Media And Out
Breaking Ground - Journey Into The Media And Out

Breaking Ground - Journey Into The Media And Out

by Rami Chhabra

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9788123765976 - Year: 2012 - Pages: 469



Rami Chhabra
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Author: Rami Chhabra
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2012
Language: English
Pages: 469
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123765976


The Nehruvian-era' of post-Independence India roused unprecedented hopes and expectations in the country, particularly among the educated classes. Growing up during those atmospheric years and starting out professionally in the historic fifties and sixties.

Rami Chhabra carved a niche for herself as a pioneering 'woman' journalist. The book, presented as her 'professional memoir', takes us deep into a positive life perspective turning into a complex web of disappointments, bewilderments—and committed battles—as the times changed, particularly in the last two decades of globalization.

Fascinating and passionately narrated, with minute details of events throwing light on the struggle for women's equality and public service communication space, in particular the intersection with sexuality, the book offers a rare insight into 'other' sides of nation-building.




Part-I: Forging Ahead
1. Breaking Barriers
2. Mid-Sixties
3. Woman About Town
4. 1975: International Women’s Year
5. From Mexico to Vietnam
6. Historic Journey by Road
7. The Emergency Era
8. Carving Feminist Space
9. Population Issues to the Fore
10. China in the Early Eighties
11. The Eighties Decade
12. Joining Government
13. Some Successes

Part-II: Against the Tide
14. A Slew of International Consultancies
15. Initial Inroads of Globalization
16. Being Sought After
17. Shedding the Rip Van Winkle Effect
18. Sexuality Issues Thrust to the Fore
19. Another Type of Politics Seizes Doordarshan
20. Subversive Jargon, Societal Subversion
21. Travel Across the Subcontinent
22. NACP-II Engineers a Paradigm Shift
23. With the Independent Commission on Health
24. Taking the Battle to West Bengal
25. Continuing the Battles
26. Batting for Women’s Political Representation
27. Political Orientation Immaterial
28. NACP-III’S Clearance
29. A Hard Day’s Night!

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