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The specter of global China : politics, labor, and foreign investment in Africa

Author: Ching Kwan Lee
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
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Lee, Ching Kwan.
Specter of global China.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017029440
(OCoLC)975398068
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ching Kwan Lee
ISBN: 9780226340975 022634097X
OCLC Number: 1016156768
Description: 1 online resource
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.
Responsibility: Ching Kwan Lee.

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