By J. Ye
In striving to develop into cosmopolitan, worldwide towns goal to draw highly-skilled staff whereas counting on an unlimited underbelly of low-waged, low prestige migrants. This ebook tells the tale of 1 such urban, revealing how nationwide improvement produces either aspirations to be cosmopolitan and to enhance one's category status, in addition to boundaries achieve such goals. during the research of 3 diversified teams of employees in Singapore, Ye indicates that cosmopolitanism is an unique and aspirational build created via worldwide and nationwide improvement innovations, transnational migration and person senses of id. This dialectic dating among classification and cosmopolitanism isn't loose from energy and is constituted via fabric and symbolic stipulations, struggles and violence. category can also be constituted via 'the self' and lies on the very center of alternative buildings of personhood as they intersect with gender, race, sexuality, ethnicity and nationality.
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Class Inequality in the Global City: Migrants, Workers and Cosmopolitanism in Singapore (Global Diversities) by J. Ye