By Jing Wang
Taking a multidisciplinary method, this quantity examines the connection among house and the construction of neighborhood pop culture in modern China. The overseas staff of members research the inter-relationship among the cultural imaginary of a given position and China’s carrying on with force in the direction of urbanization. This has resulted in the advance of latest areas and locations, and new varieties of spatial practices that destabilize outdated innovations of the ‘local’ and ‘locality’. providing ethnographic observations and theoretical speculations, this work furthers our figuring out of the hyperlink among spatial considering and the construction of purchaser tradition in China.
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Cartier ends her chapter with a speculation on “places of their own” created by women migrant laborers. Once again, she reminds us that the social character of space is organic. Space embodies social relationships. The built environment of the new city center is only a conceived space that mystifies but which cannot obliterate the lived places of those located at the bottom of the labor scale, however overdetermined their space is by the aggressive regime of production. What kinds of spatial strategies can those underprivileged laborers and migrants resort to?
Although economic benefits are not forthcoming for Guizhou’s rural localities as China’s contemporary modernization recapitulates an older pattern of internal colonialism for the region, popular cultural production can still be mobilized to metaphorically center Guizhou in the heart of China’s core heritage (Spencer 1940; Goodman 1983; Oakes 1999a; Lee, J. Z. 2000). Scaled social relations My interpretation of Guizhou’s inverted periphery draws on the idea of space as a social product, and on the idea of scale as a fundamental feature in the social production of difference (Léfebvre 1991; Smith 1992; Massey 1994; Swyngedouw 1997a, 1997b).
If we toss the issue of “class” into the equation of the unequal social relations between those three ethnic communities, it brings into sharp relief Feng’s argument, to wit, the popularized tea culture in Hainan is a fundamentally “white-collar” fad affordable only to the new mainlander diaspora. It is, therefore, not an organic part of Hainan culture but is constructed as a “local” culture as such. He thus gets himself into an interesting bind: critiquing and privileging a mainlander cultural form and practice at the same time.
Locating China: Space, Place, and Popular Culture by Jing Wang