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Social Networks of Corruption in the Vietnamese and Lao Cross-Border Timber Trade

To, Phuc Xuan; Mahanty, Sanghamitra (Sango); Dressler, Wolfram

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Although corruption is a core issue in discourses on Southeast Asian states and the region's illegal timber trade, its specific meanings, characteristics, and role are poorly understood. Our ethnographic study of corruption and timber trade in the lower Mekong uncovers the relationships, dealings, and networks that enable illegal timber flows. We follow the disputed case of a shipment of high-value timber that originated in Laos and was seized by Vietnamese seaport customs officials in 2011. By...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70515
Source: Anthropological Forum
DOI: 10.1080/00664677.2014.893505

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