The fourteenth episode of CURSED WITH GOOD IDEAS, seventy-seven minutes of urban fieldwork reminiscences with Asa Roast, Dino Chang, Gabriele de Seta, Leif, and Patrick Harrison.
In this episode: black pollution, construction work masculinities, urban ethnography and anxious wealth.
Audio artifacts and bitcrushing sponsored by Zoom compression algorithms.
- Overhead cable removal in Shanghai: http://www.thatsmags.com/shanghai/post/23023/are-overhead-cables-in-shanghai-about-to-become-a-thing-of-the-past
- John Osburg's "Anxious Wealth": https://www.perlego.com/book/744833/anxious-wealth-money-and-morality-among-chinas-new-rich-pdf
- Sarah Swider's "Building China": https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9780801456930/building-china
- Leif's "Bordering Shanghai": https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0016718515302311
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