"Move to the City": Infrastructure and Globalization in How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
Abstract

Abstract:

Looking at Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia in terms of Saskia Sassen's The Global City, I argue that the dynamic between functionality and dysfunctionality of the infrastructure (Larkin) of postcolonial cities in global economies constitutes, in part, the city-as-oeuvre of its citizens (Lefebvre).


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