Can the Social Life of Small Urban Spaces Benefit the Urban Marginalities?

  • Hee Sun Choi


This chapter focuses on the public spaces and walkways within the urban city centre. The socio-economic characteristics of these areas are examined using geographical information system (GIS) and space syntax methodology. The chapter examines how significant and collective gatherings of foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) within the public spaces of Hong Kong contribute socially, culturally and economically, on the ground and at a local level.


Social life of small urban space Urban marginalities Walkability 


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  • Hee Sun Choi
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  1. 1.University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong

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