Aba Prefecture, 110, 112
Abbas, Ackbar, 21
abjected figures, 153, 156–60
accumulation of worldly goods, 113–15,
117–18, 125–26
affective temporal engagements, 170,
171, 172, 177–84, 188, 189
agricultural practices, 92, 100–103
Ai Weiwei, 191, 203
Along the River during the Qingming
Festival (Qingming shanghe tu), 27
alternative energy resources, 87, 89,
94, 106
American Chamber of Commerce, 57
animal husbandry, 109–29
anticipatory debt, 212
Anti, Michael, 223
anti- slaughter movement, 109–11, 115–29
architectural imagery, 23–24, 26–28,
30–34
Asian financial crisis, 5–6, 11
Augé, Marc, 20
autonomous designations, 91–92
Bao Zonghao, 68, 76–77, 78, 79
Barmé, Geremie, 2
ba sheng huo gaohao (decent life), 179
Baudrillardian critique, 19–20
Baudrillard, Jean, 19–20, 21
Beautiful New World (film), 62–63, 73, 82
Beijing: gay community, 152; Master
Plan (2004–2020), 48–51; mi grant
schools, 192–93, 202; mi grant work-
ers, 186, 187, 206; reconstruction and
gentrification, 15–16, 21–24, 26, 32–34;
spatiotemporal overlaying, 16, 21, 24,
26, 30–34; suburbinization planning
strategies, 39, 48–52; urban palimp-
sest meta phor, 15–17, 20–21, 24, 26,
30–34. See also Tongzhou New City
Beijing 2010 State of the Environment
Report, 51
Beijing 2020 Master Plan, 48–51
Beijing Lit er a ture, 81
Beijing Municipality, 51–52, 53, 60
bendi (locals), 177, 182
Benjamin, Walter, 18
Berlant, Lauren, 10
biantai (abnormal citizens), 154
biaojuexin (determination), 146
biaotai (attitude), 146
Bijiang Dam, 94 ( table)
billboards. See media walls
bingtai (diseased citizens), 154
Bingzhongluo Dam, 93, 94 ( table)
Bird, Brad, 10–11
Bodies That Matter (Butler), 153
Boyer, Christine, 19
BoySky (yangguang didai), 162
brics nations (Brazil, Rus sia, India,
China, and South Africa), 11
Brodsky, Joseph, 26
bsod nams (princi ple of fortune),
110, 127
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