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Lives on the line : how the Philippines became the world's call center capital

Author: Jeffrey J Sallaz
Publisher: New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Series: Global and comparative ethnography.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey J Sallaz
ISBN: 9780190630669 0190630663 9780190630652 0190630655
OCLC Number: 1088526511
Description: viii, 244 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Job, many lives --
Assembling a labor market --
Mediators unpacked --
Firms : seeing like a call center --
The state : making a middle path --
Labor : seeking the Philippine dream --
Three archetypes --
Responsible women --
Restless gays --
Rooted men --
Conclusion --
Gone baby gone --
The relativity of work --
Appendix: An ethnographic narrative --
Acknowledgements --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Global and comparative ethnography.
Responsibility: Jeffrey J. Sallaz.

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