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" ‘Asian Cities’ is well-organised and well-argued … with an agreeable variation between theory and empirical data. There are lots of references to books, journal articles, newspapers and websites.

" ‘Asian Cities’ is well-organised and well-argued … with an agreeable variation between theory and empirical data. There are lots of references to books, journal articles, newspapers and websites. But there has also been room given to describe personal experiences in the selected cities – for example, on the level of service at Chinese hotels and about chock-full Indonesian trains – and the book also contains a lot of quotes from people McKinnon has interviewed during his travels.

All in all, it may serve as a good and relatively easy-to-read introduction to the current urban development in some of the world’s largest and most important countries…" (translated from Danish)

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