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Dissent and cultural resistance in Asia's cities / edited by Melissa Butcher and Selvaraj Velayutham.

Contributor(s): Butcher, Melissa, 1966- | Velayutham, Selvaraj, 1968-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge contemporary Asia series: 14.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009Description: xii, 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415491426 (hbk.); 0415491428 (hbk.).Subject(s): Dissenters -- Asia | Protest movements -- Asia | City and town life -- AsiaDDC classification: 303.484095091732 DIS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Seeds of dissent : the politics of resistance to Beijing's Olympic redevelopment /​ Anne-Marie Broudehoux Negotiating Beijing's identity at the turn of the twentieth century /​ Maurizio Marinelli Quietly, quietly, quietly : Beijing's migrant civil society organisations /​ Jennifer Hsu Singapore's public housing spaces : alter-'native' spaces in transition /​ Limin Hee 'Talking cock' : everyday dissent through complaint and humour in Singapore /​ Selvaraj Velayutham Negotiating urban activism : women, vending and the transformation of streetscapes in the urban Philippines /​ B. Lynne Milgram The streets of Kuala Lumpur : city-space, 'race' and civil disobedience /​ Yeoh Seng Guan Campaigning against its eviction : local trade in new 'world-class' Delhi /​ Diya Mehra Re-writing Delhi : cultural resistance and cosmopolitan texts /​ Melissa Butcher Why loiter? : radical possibilities for gendered dissent /​ Shilpa Phadke, Shilpa Ranade, Sameera Khan
Summary: "Complementing established work on Asian cities, social change and transformation in the Asia Pacific and cultural politics in Asia, this work will be of interest to students, researchers and academics in the field of Asian studies, Asian cultural studies, urban geography, urban studies, anthropology, sociology and cultural studies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Seeds of dissent : the politics of resistance to Beijing's Olympic redevelopment /​ Anne-Marie Broudehoux
Negotiating Beijing's identity at the turn of the twentieth century /​ Maurizio Marinelli
Quietly, quietly, quietly : Beijing's migrant civil society organisations /​ Jennifer Hsu
Singapore's public housing spaces : alter-'native' spaces in transition /​ Limin Hee
'Talking cock' : everyday dissent through complaint and humour in Singapore /​ Selvaraj Velayutham
Negotiating urban activism : women, vending and the transformation of streetscapes in the urban Philippines /​ B. Lynne Milgram
The streets of Kuala Lumpur : city-space, 'race' and civil disobedience /​ Yeoh Seng Guan
Campaigning against its eviction : local trade in new 'world-class' Delhi /​ Diya Mehra
Re-writing Delhi : cultural resistance and cosmopolitan texts /​ Melissa Butcher
Why loiter? : radical possibilities for gendered dissent /​ Shilpa Phadke, Shilpa Ranade, Sameera Khan

"Complementing established work on Asian cities, social change and transformation in the Asia Pacific and cultural politics in Asia, this work will be of interest to students, researchers and academics in the field of Asian studies, Asian cultural studies, urban geography, urban studies, anthropology, sociology and cultural studies."--BOOK JACKET.

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