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Global city futures : desire and development in Singapore

Author: Natalie Oswin
Publisher: Athens [Georgia] : The University of Georgia Press, 2019.
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 44
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Global City Futures offers a queer analysis of urban and national development in Singapore, the Southeast Asian city-state commonly cast as a leading 'global city.' Much discourse on Singapore focuses on its extraordinary socioeconomic development, and on the fact that many city and national governors around the world see it as a developmental model. But counter-narratives complicate this success story, pointing  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Oswin
ISBN: 9780820355016 0820355011 9780820355023 082035502X
OCLC Number: 1052872081
Description: pages cm.
Contents: A developmental city-state --
Singapore as "straight space" --
Section 377a and the colonial trace --
Making the modern model family at home --
From queer to decolonized.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 44
Responsibility: Natalie Oswin.

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Offers a queer analysis of urban and national development in Singapore, the Southeast Asian city-state commonly cast as a leading "global city". Global City Futures contributes to critical  Read more...

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