Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment in Globalizing India Ebook

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This book showcases issues of work and employment in contemporary India through a critical lens serving as a systematic scholarly and rigorous resource which provides an alternate view to the glowing metanarrative of the subcontinents ongoing economic growth in todays globalized world Critical approaches ensure that divergent and marginalized voices are highlighted promoting a more measured perspective of entrenched standpoints In casting social reality differently a quest for solutions that reshape current dynamics is triggered The volume spans five thematic areas subsuming a range of economic sectors India is a pre-eminent destination for offshoring underscoring the relevance of global production networks Theme 1 Yet the creation of jobs has not transformed employment patterns in the country but rather accentuated informalization and casualization Theme 2 Indeed even Indias ICT-related sectors perceived as mascots of modernity and vehicles for upward mobility raise questions about the extent of social upgrading Theme 3 Nonetheless these various developments have not been accompanied by collective action instead there is growing evidence of diminished pluralistic employment relations strategies Theme 4 Emergent concerns about work and employment such as gestational surrogacy and expatriate experiences attest to the evolving complexities associated with offshoring Theme 5Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment in Globalizing India EbookBy Ernesto Noronha Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9789811034909 9811034907 eText ISBN 9789811034916 9811034915 Copyright year 2017 Format PDF Available from 12900 USD SKU 9789811034916

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This book showcases issues of work and employment in contemporary India through a critical lens serving as a systematic scholarly and rigorous resource which provides an alternate view to the glowing metanarrative of the subcontinents ongoing economic growth in todays globalized world Critical approaches ensure that divergent and marginalized voices are highlighted promoting a more measured perspective of entrenched standpoints In casting social reality differently a quest for solutions that reshape current dynamics is triggered The volume spans five thematic areas subsuming a range of economic sectors India is a pre-eminent destination for offshoring underscoring the relevance of global production networks Theme 1 Yet the creation of jobs has not transformed employment patterns in the country but rather accentuated informalization and casualization Theme 2 Indeed even Indias ICT-related sectors perceived as mascots of modernity and vehicles for upward mobility raise questions about the extent of social upgrading Theme 3 Nonetheless these various developments have not been accompanied by collective action instead there is growing evidence of diminished pluralistic employment relations strategies Theme 4 Emergent concerns about work and employment such as gestational surrogacy and expatriate experiences attest to the evolving complexities associated with offshoring Theme 5Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment in Globalizing India EbookBy Ernesto Noronha Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9789811034909 9811034907 eText ISBN 9789811034916 9811034915 Copyright year 2017 Format PDF Available from 12900 USD SKU 9789811034916