Who are the new rich in Asia? This new series from the Asia Research Centre at Murdoch University brings together experts from the region and beyond to examine questions of political and social development by analysing the phenomenon of the rising middle-class in East and Southeast Asia.
By Beng-Huat Chua
August 21, 2000
The essays in this collection challenge conventional ideas about consumption and consumerism: they consider if the inundation of Western consumer goods have created identity confusions among the affluent in Asia, and if the expansion of consumer culture really does threaten the stability of ...