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The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa

Ching Kwan Lee
Format
Book
Published
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9780226340661, 022634066X, 9780226340838, 022634083X, 9780226340975
Contents
  • Unnatural capital: Chinese state investment and its travails in Africa
  • Varieties of accumulation: profit maximization and beyond
  • Labor bargains: regimes of exploitation and exclusion
  • Managerial ethos: collective asceticism versus individual careerism
  • Contesting capital: aspiration and capacity from below
  • Eventful global China
  • Appendix: an ethnographer's odyssey: the mundane and the sublime of researching China in Zambia.
Description
xvi, 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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