Global cities: Hong Kong

Chan, Y. 2019

‘Return to nature? Secularism and politics of death space in Hong Kong’, in Selin, H. & Rakoff, R. (eds) Death and Dying Across Cultures: Death and Dying in Non-Western Cultures, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 57-74.

Fokdal, J. 2019

‘Juggling legitimacies: informal places for burials and worship in Hong Kong’, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 43:3, 582-588.

Teather, E. 1998

‘Themes from complex landscapes: Chinese cemeteries and columbaria in urban Hong Kong’, Australian Geographic Studies, 36, 21-36.

Teather, E. 1998

‘High rise homes for ancestors: cremation in Hong Kong’, Geographic Review, 89, 409-30.

Yuk Wah, C. 2016

‘Where to die in Hong Kong? Death management and the politics of death space in Hong Kong’, in M. Dichhardt & A. Lauser (eds) Religion, Place and Modernity: Spatial Articulations in Southeast Asia and East Asia, Brill, 312-342.


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