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Life SupportBiocapital and the New History of Outsourced Labor$
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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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Information Technology Professionals

Information Technology Professionals

Innovation and Uncertain Futures

(p.67) 3 Information Technology Professionals
Life Support

Kalindi Vora

University of Minnesota Press

This chapter uses original ethnography to examine how information technology as an industry depends upon a reterritorializing of imperial labor legacies despite the assumed globality and connectedness of high tech. Racial and national difference merge to influence the kind of work available for high-tech workers in Bangalore, making India largely illegible as a site of innovative and globally-connected products.

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

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