South Asian Technospaces
This book provides perspectives on how South Asian - often, more specifically, Indian - diasporas inhabit techno-mediated environments through their economic and socio-cultural activities. The themes examined include religion, caste, language, and gender in online communities and call centers, and the roles of these factors in the global economy, Bollywood online and offline, digital music, websites for arranging marriages, and so on. The book attempts to map -South Asia- in relation to global technospaces produced through and as a consequence of economic globalization efforts."
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The Role of U S based Indian Diasporas in
South Asian Technospaces and Indian Digital Diasporas?
Sampling South Asian Music
Digitally Assembling Bollywood
Reformulating the Dalit Question
Bringing the Basti Center
Presence and Absence
Diasporic Indian Call Center
Gaps Cracks and Ironies
Peripheral Centers in the Global Office
Moving On Remixing It Up Web 2
Online Hindu Nationalism
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