line 11 mini encyclopedia: reforming the delta

The last five stations of the line 11 metro provide insights into how township and village enterprises reshaped the Pearl River Delta.

bitou, or the spatial consequences of deindustrialization

In the early spring, I arrived at the Songgang bus stop, “under the bridge”–a pedestrian overpass on the G107 expressway. The stop teemed with migrant workers and motorcycle cabbies, who screamed, “Where are you going?” Continue reading