Miss Universe, 2000, Lara Dutta from India. This brief video is a compilation of her appearances in the pageant.
What evidence do you see of the “third worldization” of international pageants?
How does the pageant create the idea that the stage for global competition has been leveled?
Do you see instances of nationalism in Dutta’s performance?
How are women equated with nations in the pageant?
What qualities make Dutta a source of national pride and global admiration?
How is Dutta “manufactured” as a beauty queen?