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Cross laminated timber (CLT): overview and development
Cross laminated timber (CLT) has become a well-known engineered timber product of global interest. The orthogonal, laminar structure allows its application as a full-size wall and floor element asExpand
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The vulnerable other – distorted equity in Chinese–Ghanaian employment relations
Abstract Based on a two-sided ethnographic study in Accra, this paper analyses Chinese–Ghanaian employment relations from the perspectives of psychological contract, cross-cultural equityExpand
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Chinese Commodity Imports in Ghana and Senegal: Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban West Africa
Since the beginning of the twenty�?first century, independent entrepreneurial migrants from China have been increasingly flocking to Africa in search of 'greener pastures.' This paper scrutinizes theExpand
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Demystifying Chinese business strength in urban Senegal and Ghana: structural change and the performativity of rumours
Independent Chinese entrepreneurs pursuing economic activities as diverse as restaurants, medical services and, most importantly, general trade are increasingly flocking to Africa in search ofExpand
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ABSTRACT In this article we analyse the currently observable changes in the norms and orders that regulate market entry in the Ghanaian and Senegalese trade sectors. We portray the three distinctExpand
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Networks, Spheres of Influence and the Mediation of Opportunity: The Case of West African Trade Agents in China
Drawing on theories of networked socio-economic life in West Africa, we advance that the types of Ghanaian and Senegalese communities' social organization in Yiwu, Guangzhou and Hong Kong haveExpand
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Chinese factor in the space, place and agency of female head porters in urban Ghana
Migrating from northern Ghana to the coastal capital Accra in search of work, female head porters (‘kayayei’) find themselves in social structures and spatial orders that are imbued with variousExpand
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Market men and station women: changing significations of gendered space in Accra, Ghana
ABSTRACT It is impossible to understand the gendered relation between women and public space without taking into account its other, that is, male engagements with and in space. Our joint paperExpand
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