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Abstracting and De-Racializing Diversity: The Articulation of Diversity in the Post-Race Era

Rona Tamiko Halualani

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter argues that regional newspaper stories in Silicon Valley, California, create the appearance of a raceless society, strengthening legislative efforts in California to eliminate ... More


Afterword: Farm Worker Futurism Now

Curtis Marez

in Farm Worker Futurism: Speculative Technologies of Resistance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816672318
eISBN:
9781452954288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672318.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Farm Worker Futurism Now” examines the legacy of farm worker futurism in recent speculative fictions in film and literature; in the contemporary immigrants’ rights movement; in conflicts between ... More


Aryavarta and Silicon Valley: Indian History on the Net in the Age of Cyber Hinduism

Vinay Lal

in The History of History: Politics and Scholarship in Modern India

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672442
eISBN:
9780199081929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672442.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explores how the politics of Hinduism has played itself out in cyberspace and how Hinduism itself gradually merged into Hindutva politics. It considers the Indian diaspora in the United ... More


Bangalore: The Silicon Valley of Asia?

AnnaLee Saxenian (ed.)

in Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454528
eISBN:
9780226454542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454542.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter addresses the growth of the Indian software industry, and provides some contrasts between Bangalore—the center of software in India—and Silicon Valley. India's software industry has ... More


Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

J.A. English-Lueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

As the great American work-benefit experiment erodes, companies are increasingly asking people to take responsibility for managing their own health. There is no question that work and health are ... More


Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard Build a Great Test and Measurement Instruments Company

Robert A. Burgelman, Webb McKinney, and Philip E. Meza

in Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190640446
eISBN:
9780190640477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640446.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter tells the story of Hewlett Packard’s process of becoming through the eyes of the founders Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, who created a highly successful Test & Measurement Instrument ... More


The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

During the tech boom, Silicon Valley became one of the most concentrated zones of wealth polarization and social inequality in the United States—a place with a fast-disappearing middle class, ... More


California (and Hsinchu) Dreaming: China’s Flailing Efforts to Replicate Technology Clusters

Douglas B. Fuller

in Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons: Firms and the Political Economy of China's Technological Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777205
eISBN:
9780191822995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777205.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

China has implemented policies that try to mimic the cluster advantages of Silicon Valley or, closer to home, Taiwan’s Hsinchu. Through an examination of two separate policy areas related to ... More


Cluster Genesis: Technology-Based Industrial Development

Pontus Braunerhjelm and Maryann P. Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207183
eISBN:
9780191708886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207183.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book examines the origins and emergence of technology-based industrial clusters — regional concentrations of related firms and organizations — in order to understand the forces that promoted ... More


Comparative Entrepreneurship: The UK, Japan, and the Shadow of Silicon Valley

D. Hugh Whittaker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563661
eISBN:
9780191701887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563661.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book compares processes of entrepreneurship, specifically of high-tech manufacturing, in the UK and Japan — countries associated with liberal market economies and coordinated market economies ... More


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