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"In addition to the valuable text, users of the publication are also to benefit from the acknowledgments as well as the lucid introduction; copious notes; the detailed bibliography; and the valuable subject index." — Damien Ejigiri, Asian and African Studies
"In addition to the valuable text, users of the publication are also to benefit from the acknowledgments as well as the lucid introduction; copious notes; the detailed bibliography; and the valuable subject index." —Damien Ejigiri, Asian and African Studies
"Telling an unusual story about the global 'cognitariat' through the lenses of class and race, Sareeta Amrute takes us from close readings of the everyday life of the racially overdetermined Indian IT worker in Germany to a much broader historicization and conceptualization of how and why such bodies (and minds) end up in Germany in the first place. Encoding Race, Encoding Class will make an impact not just on Europeanist anthropology, but on studies of migration, globalization, critical race theory, and the social and cultural dimensions of science and technology. An outstanding and compelling book."
— Andrea Muehlebach, author of, The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy
"In this pathbreaking book Sareeta Amrute challenges some of the more pedestrian notions around race and technology, showing how race gets encoded in technology, not only at the level of devices and platforms, but at the level of structure, infrastructure, and systemic formulations of the bodies of technology and the technologized bodies of digital globalization. Bound to excite interest from a variety of disciplines, Encoding Race, Encoding Class will emerge as a critical milestone in the landscape of scholarship on the intersections of technology, body, race, and policy."
— Nishant Shah, Cofounder of the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, India
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