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Making of a “World-Class City”: The State and Transnational Migrant Labor

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Two discusses Kuala Lumpur’s origin as a 19th century colonial trading settlement and its late 20th century ascendance as a world city on the global arena. In the effort to address key ... More


Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Christine B.N. Chin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book introduces an innovative ‘3C’ framework of city, creativity, and cosmopolitanism to analyze why and how the forces of neoliberal economic restructuring processes, and people’s responses to ... More


Kaleidoscope of City, Creativity, and Cosmopolitanism

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter introduces the phenomenon of non-trafficked migrant women sex workers in major cities of the world, and poses the central question, ‘In what ways and with what consequences do ... More


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