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2013

International and Area Studies

Trinity College

Faculty Scholarship

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China And Africa: The Crucial Urban Connection, Xiangming Chen, Garth Myers Dec 2013

China And Africa: The Crucial Urban Connection, Xiangming Chen, Garth Myers

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The relations between China and Africa have become increasingly complex over the last four decades. As China’s economic ties with Africa go beyond commodity-dominant trade, Xiangming Chen & Garth Myers consider China’s activities in Africa’s broader economy with a focus on urban infrastructure.


China And Southeast Asia: Unbalanced Development In The Greater Mekong Subregion, Xiangming Chen, Curtis Stone Sep 2013

China And Southeast Asia: Unbalanced Development In The Greater Mekong Subregion, Xiangming Chen, Curtis Stone

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Integrating with Southeast Asia is a key component of China’s multi-pronged regionalisation around its borders as its global rise continues. Xiangming Chen and Curtis Stone consider the ambition of China’s ‘Go Southwest’ strategy to extend its economic interests and influence into Southeast Asia, and explore how China’s regional assertion reinforces the larger trend of new spatial configurations in light of increasing globalisation. The authors show how simultaneous globalisation and regionalisation unleashes a dual process of de-bordering and re-bordering where the traditional barrier role of borders is yielding more to that of bridges, as small, marginal, and remote ...


China And Central Asia: A Significant New Energy Nexus, Fakhmiddin Fazilov, Xiangming Chen Apr 2013

China And Central Asia: A Significant New Energy Nexus, Fakhmiddin Fazilov, Xiangming Chen

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China now accounts for almost 20 percent of the world’s energy consumption and its demand is still growing at high speed. In order to keep up with the expanding industry China turns to Central Asia with ambitious gas line projects and considers countries such as Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to be key factors in its energy security nexus.


China And Latin America: Connected And Competing, Kayla Chen, Xiangming Chen Feb 2013

China And Latin America: Connected And Competing, Kayla Chen, Xiangming Chen

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