In an outpost of the global economy: Work and workers in India's information technology industry

Upadhya, Carol and Vasavi, AR, eds. (2008) In an outpost of the global economy: Work and workers in India's information technology industry. Routledge, New Delhi. ISBN 978-0-415-45680-7

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    Abstract: While much has been written on the growth of information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services in India, little is known about the people who work in these industries, about the nature of the work itself, and about its wider social and cultural ramifications. The papers in this collection combine empirical research with theoretical insight to fill this gap and explore questions about the trajectory of globalization in India. The themes covered include: (a) sourcing and social structuring of the new global workforce; (b) the work process, work culture, regimes of control and resistance in IT-enabled industries; (c) work, culture and identity; (d) nations, borders and cross-border flows.
    Item Type: Book
    Additional Information: Copyright of this book belongs to Routledge.
    Subjects: School of Social Sciences > Sociology
    Divisions: Schools > Social Sciences
    Depositing User: NIAS IR Administrator
    Date Deposited: 15 May 2008 13:05
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 05:29
    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/111

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