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Amrute, Sareeta

Encoding race, encoding class : Indian IT workers in Berlin Sareeta Amrute. - London : Duke University Press, ©2016. - x, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index.

Introduction: cognitive workers, cognitive bodies -- ENCODING RACE -- Imagining the Indian IT body -- The postracial office -- Proprietary freedoms in an IT office -- ENCODING CLASS -- The stroke of midnight and the spirit of entrepreneurship : a history of the computer in India -- Computers are very stupid cooks : reinventing leisure as a politics of pleasure -- The traveling diaper bag : gifts and jokes as materializing immaterial labor -- A speculative conclusion : secrets and lives.

9780822361350

2016004523


East Indians--Germany--Berlin.
Foreign workers, East Indian--Germany--Berlin.
Information technology--Employees.--Germany--Berlin
Computer programmers--Germany--Berlin.
Computer programmers--India.

DD78.E28 / A47 2016

331.6254 / AMR-E

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