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The death of distance

Author: Kent BrainerdMark ChaplinAlex WilsonNancy PelosiChris PlanteAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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More than two million jobs have been outsourced from the U.S. to India since 2000. This documentary explores factors that encourage the outsourcing (U.S. laws, special training and cheap wages in India ...) and the impact the outsourcing has on both the U.S. and Indian workers. Analysts consider possible U.S. policy and natural economic responses to the outsourcing.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kent Brainerd; Mark Chaplin; Alex Wilson; Nancy Pelosi; Chris Plante; Lou Dobbs; Vineet Panchhi; Duram Menzes; Rosa L DeLauro; Auggie Tantillo; Jamestown Films.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 61342557
Credits: Camera, Danny O'Shea [and others] ; editor, Alex Wilson.
Performer(s): Presenter, Chris Plante ; Nancy Pelosi, Vineet Panchhi, Duram Menzes, Lou Dobbs, Russell Roberts, Lori Wallach, Will Hutton, Tom Daschle, John Edwards, Rosa Delauro, John Kerry, Paul Almeida, Harris N. Miller, Rakesh Kumar, Auggie Tantillo, Edgar Moore, Arlene Dombrowski.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: The death of distance --
A twist of the twine --
My job went to India and all I got was this lousy t-shirt --
Regulation --
Good-bye middle class --
Sushi and tulips --
There is only one constant: change.
Other Titles: Outsourcing :
White collar exodus
Responsibility: Jamestown Films presents a Kent Brainerd film ; written by Kent Brainerd and Mark Chaplin ; produced and directed by Kent Brainerd.

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More than two million jobs have been outsourced from the U.S. to India since 2000. This documentary explores factors that encourage the outsourcing (U.S. laws, special training and cheap wages in India ...) and the impact the outsourcing has on both the U.S. and Indian workers. Analysts consider possible U.S. policy and natural economic responses to the outsourcing.

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