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Kalindi Vora

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816693948

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816693948.001.0001

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Limits of Labor

Limits of Labor

Affect and the Biological in Transnational Surrogacy and Service Work

Chapter:
(p.25) 1 Limits of Labor
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Life Support
Author(s):

Kalindi Vora

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816693948.003.0002

“Limits of Labor: Affect and the Biological in Transnational Surrogacy and Service Work” looks at how affective and biological labor such as that found in call center and surrogacy work are indices of new forms of exploitation and accumulation within neoliberal globalization, but also rearticulate a longer historical colonial division of labor.

Keywords:   Surrogacy, call centers, labor, biocapital, outsourcing, information technology, organ trade, biopolitics, India

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