All Publications | Dr. Alena Thiel

Refereed Articles

Thiel, Alena (2017), Entangled temporalities: Ghana's national biometric identity registration project, in: Anthropology Today, 33, 1, 3-5
Beek, Jan / Thiel, Alena (2017), Orders of trade: regulating Accra’s Makola market, in: The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 49, 1, 34-53
Stasik, Michael / Thiel, Alena (2016), Market men and station women: changing significations of gendered space in Accra, Ghana, in: Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 34, 4, 459-478
Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2015), Networks, spheres of influence and the mediation of opportunity: the case of West African trade agents in China, in: Journal of Panafrican Studies, 7, 10, 65-84
Giese, Karsten / Thiel, Alena (2015), Chinese factor in the space, place and agency of female head porters in urban Ghana, in: Social & Cultural Geography, 16, 4, 444-464
Giese, Karsten / Thiel, Alena (2015), The psychological contract in Chinese-African informal labor relations, in: International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26, 14, 1807-1826
Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2015), Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban Senegal and Ghana: Structural Change and the Performativity of Rumours, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 3, 405-423
Thiel, Alena / Marfaing, Laurence (2014), Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban Senegal and Ghana: Structural Change and the Performativity of Rumors , in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 3, 405-423
Giese, Karsten / Thiel, Alena (2014), The Vulnerable Other – Distorted Equity in Chinese-Ghanaian Employment Relations, in: Ethnic and Racial Studies, 37, 6, 1101-1120
Thiel, Alena / Marfaing, Laurence (2013), The Impact of Chinese Business on Market Entry in Ghana and Senegal, in: Africa. Journal of the International African Institute, 83, 4, 646-669

Articles

Giese, Karsten / Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2018), Introduction: From Rejection to Social Change, in: Karsten Giese / Laurence Marfaing (eds.), Chinese and African Entrepreneurs: Social Impacts of Interpersonal Encounters, Leiden: Brill, 1-16
Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2017), African Entrepreneurs in China: True Actors of Globalization, in: Ute Röschenthaler / Alessandro Jedlowski (eds.), Mobility between Africa, Asia and Latin America: Economic Networks and Cultural Interactions, London: Zed Books, 200-219
Thiel, Alena (2016), "Tu peux me tromper sur le prix, mais pas sur la marchandise": Imaginaires d’authenticité et leurs négociations dans le marché de marchandises de Chine à Accra, in: Karsten Giese / Laurence Marfaing (eds.), Entrepreneurs africains et chinois: Les impacts sociaux d’une rencontre particulière, Paris: Karthala, 345-370
Giese, Karsten / Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2016), Du rejet des autres à leur implication dans les dynamiques de changement social, in: Karsten Giese / Laurence Marfaing (eds.), Entrepreneurs africains et chinois: Les impacts sociaux d’une rencontre particulière, Paris: Karthala, 7-28
Stasik, Michael / Thiel, Alena (2014), Market Men and Station Women: Changing Significations of Gendered Space in Accra, Ghana, in: Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, 5
Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2014), “Agents of Translation”: Westafrican entrepreneurs in China as vectors of social change, in: Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, 4
Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2013), Petits commerçants chinois en Afrique et saturation des marchés ouest-africains : déconstruction d’une rumeur (Dakar-Accra) , in: Sociétés Migration, 149, 25, 137-158
Giese, Karsten / Thiel, Alena (2012), When Voicelessness Meets Speechlessness – Struggling for Equity in Chinese-Ghanaian Employment Relations, GIGA Working Paper, No. 194, May 2012, Hamburg: GIGA
Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2011), Chinese Commodity Imports in Ghana and Senegal: Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban West Africa, GIGA Working Paper, No. 180, November 2011, Hamburg
Marfaing, Laurence / Thiel, Alena (2011), Ressentiments gegen chinesische Händler in Ghana und Senegal, GIGA Focus Africa, 08/2011, Hamburg: GIGA