Table of contents for An Indian labor system in the information technology industry / Xiang Biao.

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List of Acronyms
Prologue: A Stranger's Adventure
Body shopping: Brief overview
Ethnicization, individualization and transnationalization
Structure of the book
Chapter One: The Global Niche for Body Shopping 
 "Financial democracy" and the virtual shortage of IT labor
 War for talents and wall of regulation
Chapter Two: Producing IT People in Andhra Pradesh
"D-shops" and "T-shops"
"Have lands in Andhra, have a house in Hyderabad, and have a job in America"
Producing IT people as family business
Chapter Three: Selling "Bodies" and Selling Jobs
Fee paying workers and body shops in Hyderabad
India as the nexus of global body shopping
Chapter Four: Business of "Branded Labor" in Sydney
 "Marketing and development are totally different stories" 
 "Only Indians can handle Indians"
 Body shopping in overlapping with other businesses
 Same roof, different hats
Chapter Five: Agent Chains and Benching
 Differentiated circles
 "Indians are the most dangerous ones!"
 Overbooking seats on the bench
Chapter Six: Compliant Bodies?
 Interlocks between body shops and community associations
 Workers as intermediaries
 Relations among workers: support yes, solidarity no
 The way out
Chapter Seven: The World System of Body Shopping
United States of America: "Mecca for IT people"
Global gateways: Singapore, Malaysia and the Middle East 
US satellites: The Caribbean and Latin America
 New frontiers: "Sind sie Inder?" and "Is there a German dream?"
Ending Remarks: The "Indian Triangle" in the Global IT Industry 
Appendix Essay: The Remembered Fieldwork Sites
Biographical Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Electronic data processing personnel -- India.
Labor mobility -- India.
India -- Emigration and immigration.