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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 115–143.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Emmanuel David This article examines how global call centers serve as affective zones of contact at the crossroads of sex and empire. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork and in-depth interviews with transgender call center workers in the Philippines, this essay explores how global outsourcing has...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 56–77.
Published: 01 January 2019
... joined a group of likeminded junior Congress members that observers dubbed the Young Turks. 11 These young conservative Representatives, who would help shape Rumsfeld’s strategy in attacking military outsourcing in Vietnam, combined a commitment to traditional Republican governance with some of the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... capital in the post-1945 era has required the outsourcing of state violence to host countries and allied states, so that the US military can keep its hands clean in quelling popular resistance while continuing its operations. 6 Indeed, the expansion of Camp Humphreys is part of an extensive, long-term...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2012) 2012 (114): 29–37.
Published: 01 October 2012
... service sector are often referred to as a move to a “postindustrial economy.”2 They are not unique to Eastern Europe but reflect changes in the global capitalist economic system, where production is moved to remote places and rendered invisible (i.e., outsourced to third world countries, but also...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1998) 1998 (70): 181–186.
Published: 01 January 1998
... sponsors-Florida Progress among them-that they could continue to outsource their research on its campus. As it happens, Charles Reed, the State University Chancellor, is a longtime paid member of Florida Progress's Board of Directors. The decision rekindled an already heated debate about the fate...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2006) 2006 (95): 235–245.
Published: 01 May 2006
... wannabes came when security officials eager for the fat government contracts for the outsourcing of the Iraq war began inventing or inflating their military experience with citations for National Medals of Honor and distinguished service crosses and claims of service as SEALS, Marine Recon Rangers...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2005) 2005 (93): 301–306.
Published: 01 October 2005
... confessed that in twenty-fi ve years in academia, he had “never heard of possible cheating of this magnitude.” But then what is Wal-Mart about if not orders of magnitude? And entrepreneurial outsourc- ing? And expect-the-best management? Why, then, stigmatize the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2017) 2017 (128): 91–119.
Published: 01 May 2017
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Radical History Review (1 October 2013) 2013 (117): 119–129.
Published: 01 October 2013
... failing public school system — which we also need to make better; we don’t need to outsource. How do you define quality Internet access? I think the first thing we would mean by “quality” is Internet in the home. And the second thing is having a device, maybe mobile, that enables you to do...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2008) 2008 (102): 161–170.
Published: 01 October 2008
... and growing and growing. It is one aspect of the economy that is difficult to outsource. I know that they are figuring it out, like having call centers in India. But at the same time, it is really hard to out- source the restaurant worker, or the Gap worker or Starbucks worker. Cities used to be...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 31–55.
Published: 01 January 2019
... devalue the labor of logistical workers and outsource manufacturing operations to regions with the cheapest labor costs and the fewest business regulations. 5 The scope of containerization and its impact on international commerce led the editors of a recent issue of the Radical History Review to...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1989) 1989 (43): 121–135.
Published: 01 January 1989
... in 1987, wherein a robot-like GM public relations spokesperson emits commercial doublespeak when questioned about outsourcing; a union "fat-cat" and his lackey dismiss the concerns of a soon-to-be laid-off worker in order to concentrate on an upcoming golf match. '37-'87 then dissolves from...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2012) 2012 (112): 100–112.
Published: 01 January 2012
... American Airlines during the same period. In February of 1999, when activists called a sickout without federal approval to protest outsourcing of flight crew jobs, a judge fined the pilots’ union nearly $50 million for violating labor law, the largest penalty ever levied against a union in the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2011) 2011 (109): 137–152.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the law. In the case of both India and the United States, even if the state is not cen- soring directly, then it’s supporting those who do censor. In the U.S., censorship is outsourced, and in India the state effectively censors things. So the state of India could ban Sita; fundamentalists...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2000) 2000 (76): 3–14.
Published: 01 January 2000
... or reasonable expectations of it. And it will mean academics fighting corporatization in the university as part of a self-conscious fight against the same corporatization elsewhere-speaking up against all forms of outsourcing, subcontracting, and systematic irresponsibility, making the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2011) 2011 (109): 36–61.
Published: 01 January 2011
... haunted by the absent presence of the mul- titudes in Shenzhen and elsewhere who furnish the boxes soon to fill them: if labor- intensive production has been outsourced from the United States, so too has its image (figure 16).82 Notes For crucial and much- appreciated assistance in the researching...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2006) 2006 (95): 70–88.
Published: 01 May 2006
... companies and outsource data-collecting jobs to circumvent the Privacy Act of 1974. This law places restrictions on the col- lection, use, and dissemination of personal information by and between government agencies, but it never set limits on the private sector. Even after the passage of the USA...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2012) 2012 (114): 139–163.
Published: 01 October 2012
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 103–124.
Published: 01 January 2017
... that scholars might rightly identify a whole new type of labor, to which they give the term clinical or biomedical or biological labor.3 This essay explores the utility of the concept of biological labor for radical scholars, particularly those attentive to analyses of global outsourcing and...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2004) 2004 (88): 139–162.
Published: 01 January 2004
... illegal immigrants and engaged in global outsourcing. The case describing industrial change contained dozens of familiar labels (L.L. Bean, Nordstrom, Gap, The Lim- ited, Victoria’s Secret, etc Alongside it, a photograph showed an employee using a Terminal...