States may be more adept at initiating market formation than managing the market’s unruly and uncertain outcomes, which are particularly devastating for vulnerable and minority populations.
Going under? Belt and Road megaprojects and sovereign debt in Laos
Financial ruptures have flowed on from an aggressive dam-building spree in Laos.
Rupture—hydropower dams in Cambodia as “engines of extraction”
Hydropower dams in Cambodia generate extensive processes of commodification and extraction, feeding the country’s vast shadow economy.
Rupture—conceptualising nature-society transformation
Sango Mahanty explains how mega infrastructure projects such as hydropower are dramatically transforming nature and society in our region.
Introducing ‘Rupture: nature–society transformation in mainland Southeast Asia’
Studying structural reconfigurations of nature and society in the Mekong region and beyond.