Experimental territoriality: Assembling the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea

@inproceedings{Doucette2015ExperimentalTA,
  title={Experimental territoriality: Assembling the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea},
  author={Jamie Doucette and S Lee},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract This paper examines the interactions of sovereignty and political economy that shape North Korea's Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC)—an economic zone jointly operated by North and South Korea. Drawing on contemporary literatures concerning sovereignty, territoriality, and sites of political economic experimentation in East Asia, we argue that the KIC represents an experimental form of territoriality: one that is particularly volatile due to its unique geopolitical location where… CONTINUE READING