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1-800-Worlds: The Making of the Indian Call Centre Economy

1-800-Worlds: The Making of the Indian Call Centre Economy
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1-800-Worlds: The Making of the Indian Call Centre Economy
  • ISBN: 9780199476053
  • Total Pages: 256 Pages
  • Available Book Formats:Hardcover
  • Year: 2017
  • Publication Date: 2017-12-04
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Indian call centre employees work through the night, sleep during the day and listen to foreign voices in accented tongues over transnational telephone connections. Through a description of the nightly and daily lives of call centre workers in the university town of Pune, India, 1-800-Worlds engages with the complex negotiations that underlie the ostensible success of new service economies. As the author shows, the call centre industry is neither insular nor singular but offers a set of symptoms that can help read changing forms of urban Indian middle-classness...

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Sold By Oxford University Press
Author Mathangi Krishnamurthy
ISBN-10 199476055
ISBN-13 9780199476053
Format Hardcover
Pages 256 Pages
Publication Date 2017-12-04
Publication Year 2017
Category Other (Books)

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Indian call centre employees work through the night, sleep during the day and listen to foreign voices in accented tongues over transnational telephone connections. Through a description of the nightly and daily lives of call centre workers in the university town of Pune, India, 1-800-Worlds engages with the complex negotiations that underlie the ostensible success of new service economies. As the author shows, the call centre industry is neither insular nor singular but offers a set of symptoms that can help read changing forms of urban Indian middle-classness.

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