Pow C.P. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the National University of Singapore. He holds a PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research interest covers broadly critical geographies of the urban built environment & urban landscape and the politics of urban environmentalism in China. He is the author of the book Gated Communities in China: Class, Privilege and the Moral Politics of the Good Life. UK: Routledge (2009).