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dc.contributor.authorAmrute, Sareeta
dc.date.accessioned2022-11-30T04:02:26Z
dc.date.available2022-11-30T04:02:26Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.date.submitted2022-11-29T05:30:53Z
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/59765
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/94342
dc.description.abstractIn Encoding Race, Encoding Class Sareeta Amrute explores the work and private lives of highly skilled Indian IT coders in Berlin to reveal the oft-obscured realities of the embodied, raced, and classed nature of cognitive labor. In addition to conducting fieldwork and interviews in IT offices as well as analyzing political cartoons, advertisements, and reports on white-collar work, Amrute spent time with a core of twenty programmers before, during, and after their shifts. She shows how they occupy a contradictory position, as they are racialized in Germany as temporary and migrant grunt workers, yet their middle-class aspirations reflect efforts to build a new, global, and economically dominant India. The ways they accept and resist the premises and conditions of their work offer new potentials for alternative visions of living and working in neoliberal economies. Demonstrating how these coders' cognitive labor realigns and reimagines race and class, Amrute conceptualizes personhood and migration within global capitalism in new ways.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JB Society and culture: general::JBF Social and ethical issues::JBFH Migration, immigration and emigrationen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::5 Interest qualifiers::5P Relating to specific groups and cultures or social and cultural interests::5PB Relating to peoples: ethnic groups, indigenous peoples, cultures and other groupings of people::5PBC Relating to migrant groups / diaspora communities or peoplesen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JH Sociology and anthropology::JHB Sociologyen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JH Sociology and anthropology::JHM Anthropology::JHMC Social and cultural anthropologyen_US
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherEmigration & Immigration
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherSociology
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherAnthropology
dc.subject.otherCultural & Social
dc.titleEncoding Race, Encoding Class
dc.title.alternativeIndian IT Workers in Berlin
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy8b9381d6-252e-4bed-8478-ee620c861aac
oapen.relation.isFundedByKnowledge Unlatched
oapen.relation.isbn9780822361176
oapen.relation.isbn9780822361350
oapen.relation.isbn9781478091875
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintDuke University Press
dc.relationisFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9


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