The Belt and Road Podcast

21: View from the Provinces: how sub-national politics fuel transnational networks - Tim Summers

November 13, 2019 Tim Summers and Juliet Lu
The Belt and Road Podcast
21: View from the Provinces: how sub-national politics fuel transnational networks - Tim Summers
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The Belt and Road Podcast
21: View from the Provinces: how sub-national politics fuel transnational networks - Tim Summers
Nov 13, 2019
Tim Summers and Juliet Lu

Breaking from a dominant focus on national and international scales, Dr. Tim Summers discusses how the Belt and Road works through sub-national institutions, builds upon regional scale development models, and uses provincial trade and political networks within China to expand abroad. Dr. Tim Summers is faculty at the Chinese University of Hong Kong's Centre for China Studies.

Check out Tim's articles on the Belt and Road:
1. China’s ‘New Silk Roads’: sub-national regions and networks of global political economy
2. The Belt and Road Initiative in Southwest China: responses from Yunnan province

And our recommendations this week:
Tim

Yan XueTong's new book, "Leadership and the Rise of Great Powers."

Juliet
American Factory: a 2019 American documentary film about Chinese company Fuyao’s factory in Moraine, a suburb of Dayton, Ohio, that occupies a shuttered General Motors plant.

Also check out Dr. Summers' books: China’s Hong Kong: the Politics of a Global City (2019), China’s Regions in an Era of Globalization (2018) and Yunnan – A Chinese Bridgehead to Asia (2013), and journal articles on subjects including the belt and road initiative (BRI), China’s maritime disputes, China and global governance, and Hong Kong.

Show Notes

Breaking from a dominant focus on national and international scales, Dr. Tim Summers discusses how the Belt and Road works through sub-national institutions, builds upon regional scale development models, and uses provincial trade and political networks within China to expand abroad. Dr. Tim Summers is faculty at the Chinese University of Hong Kong's Centre for China Studies.

Check out Tim's articles on the Belt and Road:
1. China’s ‘New Silk Roads’: sub-national regions and networks of global political economy
2. The Belt and Road Initiative in Southwest China: responses from Yunnan province

And our recommendations this week:
Tim

Yan XueTong's new book, "Leadership and the Rise of Great Powers."

Juliet
American Factory: a 2019 American documentary film about Chinese company Fuyao’s factory in Moraine, a suburb of Dayton, Ohio, that occupies a shuttered General Motors plant.

Also check out Dr. Summers' books: China’s Hong Kong: the Politics of a Global City (2019), China’s Regions in an Era of Globalization (2018) and Yunnan – A Chinese Bridgehead to Asia (2013), and journal articles on subjects including the belt and road initiative (BRI), China’s maritime disputes, China and global governance, and Hong Kong.