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Dead ringers : how outsourcing ist changing the way Indians understand themselves

Author: Shehzad Nadeem
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Indian outsourcing industry, employees are expected to be "dead ringers" for the more expensive American workers they have replaced. This book chronicles the rise of a workforce for whom  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shehzad Nadeem
ISBN: 9780691147871 0691147876
OCLC Number: 699767883
Awards: Commended for Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award 2011
Description: 304 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 Chapter One. Leaps of Faith 14 Chapter Two. Variations on a Theme 27 Chapter Three. Macaulay's (Cyber) Children 50 Chapter Four. The Uses and Abuses of Time 73 Chapter Five. The Rules of the Game 102 Chapter Six. The Infantilizing Gaze, or Schmidt Revisited 132 Chapter Seven. The Juggernaut of Global Capitalism 169 Chapter Eight. Cyber-Coolies and Techno-Populists 192 Conclusion. 213 Appendix. Research Methods 221 Notes 227 Index 265
Responsibility: Shehzad Nadeem.

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