Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong

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There is nowhere else in the world quite like Chungking Mansions, a dilapidated seventeen-story commercial and residential structure in the heart of Hong Kong's tourist district. A remarkably motley group of people call the building home; Pakistani phone stall operators, Chinese guesthouse workers, Nepalese heroin addicts, Indonesian sex workers, and traders and asylum seekers from all over Asia and Africa live and work there--even backpacking tourists rent rooms. In short, it is possibly the most globalized spot on the ...

Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226510200

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Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong 2011, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong

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Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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