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Encoding race, encoding class : Indian IT workers in Berlin

By: Amrute, Sareeta.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Duke University Press, ©2016Description: x, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780822361350.Subject(s): East Indians -- Germany -- Berlin | Foreign workers, East Indian -- Germany -- Berlin | Information technology -- Germany -- Berlin -- Employees | Computer programmers -- Germany -- Berlin | Computer programmers -- India
Contents:
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.
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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.

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