"Rippa’s analysis is a refreshing view from the ground, starkly positing the imageries of infrastructure development and social, cultural, political and ecological control used by the state with local worldviews about their transboundary connections spread over time, space and memory."
- Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman, Asian Studies Review, August 2021
"Borderland Infrastructures is essential reading for anyone interested in BRI, infrastructure. [...] Ethnographically rich and theoretically engaging, the book will be particularly useful to anthropologists, geographers, and other social scientists invested in better understanding the uneven contours of China’s contemporary regional ambitions."
- Geoffrey Aung, Eurasian Geography and Economics, April 2021