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Chinese Encounters in Southeast Asia

Chinese Encounters in Southeast Asia
How People, Money, and Ideas from China Are Changing a Region

Sous la direction de Pál Nyíri et Danielle Tan
IRASEC avec University of Washington Press
312 p. (ISBN 9780295999302)

This is the first book to focus explicitly on how China's rise as a major economic and political actor has affected societies in Southeast Asia. It examines how Chinese investors, workers, tourists, bureaucrats, longtime residents, and adventurers interact throughout Southeast Asia. The contributors use case studies to show the scale of Chinese influence in the region and the ways in which various countries mitigate their unequal relationship with China by negotiating asymmetry, circumventing hegemony, and embracing, resisting, or manipulating the terms dictated by Chinese capital.

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7 novembre 2016