Urban markets as a ‘corrective’ to advanced urbanism: The social space of wet markets in contemporary Singapore

@article{Mele2015UrbanMA,
  title={Urban markets as a ‘corrective’ to advanced urbanism: The social space of wet markets in contemporary Singapore},
  author={Christopher Mele and Megan Winyen Ng and May Bo Chim},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={103 - 120}
}
The renewed popularity of urban markets has generated substantial attention among policymakers, planners and urban scholars. In addition to their potential local economic impact, markets provide spaces for a variety of social exchanges and interactions that may strengthen communal ties, reproduce existing social tensions or simply reflect everyday diversity; consequently, the social functions of urban markets differ depending on the specific social, political and economic context in which… 
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