Ilias Alami and Adam Dixon have just published a new paper in Political Geography.
- The category state capitalism is rapidly becoming a central geopolitical marker.
- It acts as a powerful tool in hierarchizing the spaces of world politics.
- It is saturated with notions of hostility, competition, deviance and abnormality.
- It reproduces imperial/racialized discourses of a deviant and threatening non-west.
- It allows policy adjustments in the areas of foreign policy, trade, and development.