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Software Capital and the New India

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 1 traces the multiple genealogies of the Indian IT industry, contextualizing its growth within national, regional, and local political–economic configurations. It shows how the operations of ... More


Living Globality: Local Modes of Transnational Experience

Jonah Steinberg

in Ismaʿili Modern: Globalization and Identity in a Muslim Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834077
eISBN:
9781469603728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899458_steinberg.10
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter posits that the intersection between violence, identity, the global assemblage, and the state comes into its clearest resolution in certain moments and spaces. In such fleeting settings ... More


Structure, Organization, and Knowledge Production of Clinical Trial Industry

Roger Jeffery, Gerard Porter, Salla Sariola, Amar Jesani, and Deapica Ravindran

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reviews the evidence about the scale and significance of clinical trials in India. After describing some of the new social forms that service these trials it assesses the growth in their ... More


Introduction

Nur Amali Ibrahim

in Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains the main concept of the book, religious improvisation, or how the practice of Islam involves trial and error and is contingent upon context. The possibility for religious ... More


Swiss Psilocybin and US Dollars

Nicolas Langlitz

in Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274815
eISBN:
9780520954908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274815.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 2, “Swiss Psilocybin and US Dollars,” turns to the situation in Switzerland where proto-countercultural experiments in living have blossomed since the beginning of the twentieth century ... More


Sensorship: the seen unseen of drone warfare

Tom Holert

in Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Contemporary warfare has been significantly transformed by the promotion and implementation of unmanned aerial vehicles (or drones) into global military operations. Networked remote sensory vision ... More


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