Myanmar Musings: Border Capitalism, Disrupted

Millions of Burmese workers in Thailand are routinely underpaid, overworked and predated upon by a coercive police force. What is the labour regime under which these workers try to earn their livelihoods and how can we better understand the challenges they face? Dr Stephen Campbell, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore discusses his stimulating book Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone.

Access the episode on the Myanmar Musings website.

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