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Special Economic Zones in Africa: Political Economy Challenges and Solutions

Thomas Farole and Lotta Moberg

in The Practice of Industrial Policy: Government—Business Coordination in Africa and East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198796954
eISBN:
9780191838606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796954.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

African countries have sought to replicate the success of East Asia by implementing special economic zones (SEZs). Despite decades of international experience, there is still no blueprint for ... More


Introduction

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Discusses how the non-western origin of Nawon, a multinational garment corporation located in Qingdao, China, contributed to creating a specific form of locally embedded globalization. The Nawon ... More


Pitfalls of Globalization: Local Connections and Their Impact on the Factory Regime

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Six examines the increasing tension between the Korean management and the Chinese government officials against the backdrop of the “merger of the black and the white,” a case of ... More


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