Shopping malls in India

New social 'dividing practices'

Malcolm Voyce*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2055-2062
Number of pages8
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Volume42
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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