Employment, Exclusion and 'Merit' in the Indian IT Industry

Upadhya, Carol (2007) Employment, Exclusion and 'Merit' in the Indian IT Industry. Economic and Political Weekly, 42 (20). pp. 1863-1868. ISSN 0012-9976

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Abstract: The Indian information technology industry is often epresented as providing employment opportunities to a wider cross section of society than has been the case with other professional and white collar jobs. However, available data suggest that the social composition of the IT workforce is more homogeneous than is often supposed, in that the workforce is largely urban, middle class, and high/middle caste. The processes of exclusion that operate in the educational system and in recruitment as also the ideology of “merit
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Subjects: School of Social Sciences > Anthropology
Divisions: Schools > Social Sciences
Date Deposited: 06 May 2008 12:51
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    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/92

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