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Houses in MotionThe Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia$
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Richard Baxstrom

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780804758918

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804758918.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

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(p.217) Conclusion
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Houses in Motion
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804758918.003.0007

This chapter reviews the main points made in the last six chapters, including the right to the city, which is considered to be the right to live in city spaces. It introduces three different main ideas explored throughout the book. The first is that the experience of urban life and the state in Brickfields usually occurred in the rift that comes between formal legality and local understandings of relatedness and justice. The second is that the local Brickfields residents as a result of the scale and pace of efforts to change the neighborhood tried to start existing modes of ethical living within the community. The third and last thesis is that the members of this community tried to pursue other ways of engagement with the state. This chapter emphasizes a new understanding of the ways urban spaces are comprised, imagined, and inhabited.

Keywords:   right to live, city spaces, urban life, relatedness, justice, ethical living, engagement, urban spaces

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