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Author Askew, Marc.
Title Bangkok : place practice and representation / Marc Askew.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2002.

Author Askew, Marc.
Series Asia's global cities
Asia's global cities.
Subject Cities and towns -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Urbanization -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Bangkok (Thailand) -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 358 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Cosmology, accumulation and the state: the urbanism; 2 The transformation of Krung Thep; 3 The 1990s a global city in a global age; 4 Banglamphu change and persistence in the yan; 5 Genealogy of the slum pragmatism politics and locality; 6 A place in the suburbs: making a neighbourhood in the middle class housing estate; 7 Fields of cultural capital: land, livelihood and landscape transformation on the rural urban fringe; 8 Condo land global forms and local ecologies.
Summary An in-depth study of the city's many facets, with insights from cultural history, urban studies and human Geography - a powerful account of the real Bangkok. Essential reading for anyone with an interest in urban studies or Asian studies.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203005015 (electronic bk.)
9780203005019 (electronic bk.)
0415188547 (Paper)
0415188539 (hbk.)
OCLC # 252955167
Additional Format Print version: Askew, Marc. Bangkok. London : Routledge, 2002 (DLC) 2002069900

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