Alessandro Rippa (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München): „Borderland Infrastructures: Trade, Development, and Control in Western China“


ABSTRACT: Across the Chinese borderlands, investments in large-scale transnational infrastructure such as roads and special economic zones have increased exponentially over the past two decades. Based on long-term ethnographic research, Borderland Infrastructures addresses a major contradiction at the heart of this fast-paced development: small-scale traders have lost their historic strategic advantages under the growth of […]