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Malaysia, Modernity and the Multimedia Super Corridor: A Critical Geography of Intelligent Landscapes
List of figures Acknowledgements List of abbreviations 1. Introduction Part I: Framing Malaysia: Concept and Context 2. Modernity, Space and the Government of Landscape 3. Positioning Malaysia:Expand
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Views From Above and Below: The Petronas Twin Towers and/in Contesting Visions of Development in Contemporary Malaysia
Large-scale urban transformation in Malaysia is the most visible sign of the rapid development which has accompanied the premiership of the current Prime Minister, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The nationalExpand
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Multimedia Utopia? A Geographical Critique of High-Tech Development in Malaysia’s Multimedia Super Corridor
For all the supposed novelty of the “Information Age”, high-tech development in Malaysia perpetuates existing patterns of social and spatial inequality. The Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), aExpand
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Kuala Lumpur metropolitan area: A globalizing city–region
Abstract The Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur is the national capital of Malaysia and forms the core of the nation’s most populous urban region. It is the increasingly global orientation of the cityExpand
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Triangulating the borderless world: geographies of power in the Indonesia–Malaysia–Singapore Growth Triangle
This paper argues that the Indonesia–Malaysia–Singapore Growth Triangle makes manifest the complex geographies of power that subvert efforts to read cross-border regionalization as a straightforwardExpand
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Practising Urban and Regional Research beyond Metrocentricity
Our experience of teaching a graduate-student module entitled 'Global Cities' in Singapore forms the starting point for reflection on the limitations of the global- and world-cities paradigms.Expand
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The Beach, the gaze and film tourism
Based on the book by Alex Garland, Twentieth Century Fox's movie, The Beach, proffers critical views on the effects of traveller tourism in Thailand. Yet the movie is itself bound up with touristExpand
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Asian urbanisms and the privatization of cities
Abstract The majority of Asia’s cities are being constructed from private funding and by private labor. This has always been the case for so-called informal settlements. Recently, however, the newlyExpand
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