Journals Higher Education

£39.99

Hardback

Published: 07 July 2016

359 Pages

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780199461486


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Reengineering India

Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Carol Upadhya

  • It is a comprehensive anthropological study of the Indian IT industry
  • It is unique in that it draws on long-term and in-depth ethnographic research inside software organizations and based on extensive interviews with IT professionals and others connected with the industry
  • It examines the origins of software capital, the shaping of the Indian IT workforce, the new management practices and forms of work introduced in IT workspaces, and the connections between IT and the middle class in an overarching and coherent fashion
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