Entangled Territories in Small-Scale Gold Mining Frontiers: Labor Practices, Property, and Secrets in Indonesian Gold Country

Entangled Territories in Small-Scale Gold Mining Frontiers: Labor Practices, Property, and... •Gold frontiers are produced upon discovery of gold and production activities by small-scale miners.•Small-scale gold mining (SSGM) within resource frontiers produces territories and mining territory subjects.•Gold territories and forms of territorialization are emergent not imposed.•Gold’s materialities articulate with mobile labor practices, claims, and secret knowledges to produce territories.•SSM’s socio-spatial practices and informal entanglements with state actors and institutions generate territorialities. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Development Elsevier

Entangled Territories in Small-Scale Gold Mining Frontiers: Labor Practices, Property, and Secrets in Indonesian Gold Country

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0305-750X
eISSN
1873-5991
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.11.003
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Abstract

•Gold frontiers are produced upon discovery of gold and production activities by small-scale miners.•Small-scale gold mining (SSGM) within resource frontiers produces territories and mining territory subjects.•Gold territories and forms of territorialization are emergent not imposed.•Gold’s materialities articulate with mobile labor practices, claims, and secret knowledges to produce territories.•SSM’s socio-spatial practices and informal entanglements with state actors and institutions generate territorialities.

Journal

World DevelopmentElsevier

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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