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Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the paradoxical effects of globalization on young Indians employed in the outsourcing industry: they are reaping the benefits of the corporate search for cut-rate labor but also ... More


A Collaborative Ethnography of Transnational Capitalism

Sylvia Yanagisako and Lisa Rofel

in Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753343
eISBN:
9781501753374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753343.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how China has become the most promising market for Italian fashion brands, which led to the development of a variety of forms of collaboration between Italian and Chinese firms ... More


Mining History: A Political Chronology

Janet L. Finn

in Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211360
eISBN:
9780520920071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211360.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter chronicles nearly a century of Anaconda Company operations, linking the histories of Butte and Chuquicamata and situating them in the larger story of transnational capitalism. It argues ... More


Jean Baudrillard: Media Spaces

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents Jean Baudrillard's reflections on contemporary space. Baudrillard radicalises ideas held among Saussurean linguists about the arbitrary or motivated aspect of the sign. His ... More


Time for Sex: The Education of Desire and the Conduct of Childhood in Global/Hindu Sexology

Ishita Pande

in Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines attempts to standardize, internalize, and globalize sexual temporality—captured in the conceptualization of the body as clock—in the sexological advice offered to men and women ... More


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