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University of Toronto Scarborough
Girish Daswani

The Hindi Films Romance and Tibetan Nations of Harmony: Emotional Attachments and Personal Identity in the Tibetan Diaspora in India Timm Lau - Theres an idea of how love works by the older generation - The younger Tibetans are exposed to Indian popular film and television and so have ideas and practices of love, romance and marriage - Diaspora attachment to this region or country of origin often takes a central place - Emotions and globalization - Through bollywood films they are engaging with popular-cultural representation associated with processesof globalisation o Social changes within other societies Emotions in Valuing Elements of the Social Environment - Construction of identity may be highly circumscribed by notions of purity - Tibetan cultural preservation young Tibetan refugees o However they say that theres a difference between them and their grandparents and parents - Can speak Hindi refer to themselves as remix of Tibet, Indian and western - Kay Miltons work importance of emotions for the way in which people engage with and come to value specific elements in the environment o Emotions help us learn about the environment, as well as how we feel about the environment o We learn how to feel about specific elements of our environment, in childhood through parents or other influenced figures Emotional Attachment as Personal Appropriation - Popularity of Indian TV is crucial to the development of tastes and interests - Indian film in the context of emotions and values: its essentially melodramatic characters appeals to audience by dealing with aspects of social change in emotional terms www.notesolution.com
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