Malls are social fortresses that represent the dividing practices of neoliberalism, separating middle class consumers from those unwanted elements of society that cannot participate in the new economics and governance of this "community space". Forging a new middle class identity, this spatial purification serves to render invisible the needs of the working class and the poor.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Economic and Political Weekly|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|