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Frontier Assemblages: The Emergent Politics of Resource Frontiers in Asia

Frontier Assemblages: The Emergent Politics of Resource Frontiers in Asia

Jason Cons (Editor), Michael Eilenberg (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-41206-9

Mar 2019

256 pages

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Frontier Assemblages offers a new framework for thinking about resource frontiers in Asia

  • Presents an empirical understanding of resource frontiers and provides tools for broader engagements and linkages
  • Filled with rich ethnographic and historical case studies and contains contributions from noted scholars in the field
  • Explores the political ecology of extraction, expansion and production in marginal spaces in Asia
  • Maps the flows, frictions, interests and imaginations that accumulate in Asia to transformative effect
  • Brings together noted anthropologists, geographers and sociologists