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A Nation on the Line: Call Center as Postcolonial Predicaments in the Philippines

Jan M. Padios
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822370475, 0822370476, 9780822370598, 082237059X
Contents
  • Listening between the lines: relational labor, productive intimacy, and the affective contradictions of call center work
  • Contesting skill and value: race, gender, and Filipino/American relatability in the neoliberal nation-state
  • Inside Vox Elite: call center training and the limits of Filipino/American relatability
  • Service with a style: aesthetic pleasures, productive youth, and the politics of consumption
  • Queering the call center: sexual politics, HIV/AIDS, and the crisis of (re)production.
Description
xiv, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-223) and index.
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