Frontier Assemblages: The Emergent Politics of Resource Frontiers in Asia
Wiley (Antipode Book Series), March 2019
Edited by Jason Cons, assistant professor, Department of Anthropology; and Michael Eilenberg
Frontier Assemblages offers a new framework for thinking about resource frontiers in Asia. It traces the intertwined economic processes — cultural, spatial, material, ecological and political — that create resource frontiers at particular times and places. Contributors offer rich ethnographic and historical studies of both spaces of extraction and production, mapping a set of radical transformations unfolding across Asia.
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