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Flexible Indian Labor: Yoga, Information Technology Migration, and U.S. Technoculture

Black, Shameem


In today’s United States, yoga seems to provide a popular antidote to the increasing demands of technology. But, this essay contends, the practice also plays an important part in a larger cultural logic whereby labor from India nourishes a seemingly endless appetite for technological innovation in the United States. This essay shows how imaginative representations of yoga in the autobiography of the Indian guru Paramahansa Yogananda helped to create fantasies that could alleviate U.S. anxieties...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Race and Yoga
Access Rights: Open Access


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