In this Book

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Through qualitative interviews with long-term residents of public housing, this book explores residents' experience of high-density space. It traces the development of Hong Kong housing forms and analyses how people's expectations of domestic space have been affected by social mobility and shifting cultural values of space, lifestyle, and design.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. p. vii
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  1. SERIES FOREWORD
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. PREFACE
  2. pp. xi-xiii
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  1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. INTRODUCTION: 'THIS IS HONG KONG'
  2. pp. 1-9
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  1. 1. SENSIBILITIES OF SPACE
  2. pp. 11-47
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  1. 2. HONG KONG HABITUS
  2. pp. 49-67
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  1. 3. SPEAKING OF PROCESS
  2. pp. 69-82
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  1. 4. SPATIAL CONCEPTS
  2. pp. 83-115
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  1. 5. 'We Are Chinese'
  2. pp. 117-131
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  1. 6. LIVING AT HOME
  2. pp. 133-144
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  1. 7. CONSUMPTION
  2. pp. 145-166
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  1. 8. HOME MATTERS
  2. pp. 167-191
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  1. CONCLUSION
  2. pp. 193-199
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  1. NOTES
  2. pp. 201-224
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  1. REFERENCES
  2. pp. 225-239
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  1. INDEX
  2. pp. 241-245
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882200319
Related ISBN
9789622096011
MARC Record
OCLC
642685829
Pages
264
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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