The New Frontier: Merit Vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

The New Frontier: Merit Vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

by Marilyn Fernandez


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199479498
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/25/2018
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Marilyn Fernandez, Santa Clara University

Marilyn Fernandez is professor of Sociology at Santa Clara University in California, USA. Her research interests include diversity, inequality, and organizational change. She is a former Vice President of the Pacific Sociological Association and former Co-editor of the journal Sociological Perspectives.

Table of Contents

1. The Indian Information Technology Sector: The New Caste Inequality Frontier
2. Merit Construction and Caste Loopholes in the Indian IT Social Habitus
3. Merit vs Caste "Blood Sport" in the IT Work Arena: Implications for Caste Reproduction
4. Information Technology Education: Prelude to the Caste-Merit 'Blood Sport' and Caste Reproduction
5. Merit and Gender Diversity: Lessons About Caste Diversity in Indian IT
6. Indian Information Technology, the New Caste Frontier: Deconstructing Caste Reproduction
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