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As far apart as earth and sky: a survey of Chinese and Cambodian construction workers in Sihanoukville

Franceschini, Ivan


Although much has been written about China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), so far little attention has been paid to how Chinese investment is affecting workers in BRI-targeted countries. To explore this dimension of global China, this paper examines the labor rights situation at Chinese-owned construction sites in Sihanoukville, a city on the Cambodian coast that in recent years has been described as embodying the worst excesses of Chinese foreign investment. Based on extensive...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Asian Studies
DOI: 10.1080/14672715.2020.1804961


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