[Publication] General audience: “Rich but Vulnerable”

Chen, C. (2023). “Rich but Vulnerable”: Chinese Migrants Meet Street-Level Bureaucrats in the DRC. Routed Magazine, n° 23 (Inequalities and Migration), 12 November 2023.

Contrary to media’s depictions of China’s expanding influence in Africa, the Chinese in Africa, despite their economic privilege, experience “politico-administrative vulnerability” in their interactions with street-level bureaucrats. However, they are neither exclusively privileged nor vulnerable.

 A police officer standing in the middle of the road (Courtesy of Babur Yakar on Unsplash). 

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Cai Chen (2023, November 14). [Publication] General audience: “Rich but Vulnerable” BelMix. Retrieved May 28, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/lwwn