This chapter published in The Routledge Handbook of Smuggling focuses on brokers and brokerage in the context of cross border smuggling or illicit trade.
Sharing the load 1: The distributive nature of the opium trade in, and from, Afghanistan
This chapter documents empirical research along the length of the value chain for opium in Afghanistan, and across its international borders.
Ethnicity and great power politics: A case of transnational ethnic Kachin of Myanmar and Singpho of Northeast India
Published in Communities, Institutions and Histories of India’s Northeast. By Dan Seng Lawn. At the outset it will be proper to trace the etymological development of the names, Kachin and …
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Development zones in conflict-affected borderlands: The case of Muse, Northern Shan State, Myanmar
How are development zones ‘made’ in conflict-affected borderlands? What forms of territorialisation underpin the making of development zones in these contested spaces? What forms of public authority emerge to govern borderland development zones and whose interests do they serve? And how do long-standing histories of illicit border trade, fragmented sovereignty, and unresolved armed conflicts shape governance structures and everyday life in these development zones?