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Title Reframing Singapore : memory, identity, trans-regionalism / edited by Derek Heng and Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied.

Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2009.


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Description 1 online resource (318 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series ICAS publication series. Edited volumes ; 6
ICAS publication series. Edited volumes ; 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-318).
Contents Introduction / Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied and Derek Heng -- Reframing the historical narrative -- From political rhetoric to national history : bi-culturalism and hybridisation in the construction of Singapore's historical narrative / Derek Heng Thiam Soon -- Gateway and panopticon : Singapore and surviving regime change in the nineteenth-century Malay world / Koh Keng We -- Beyond the rhetoric of communalism : violence and the process of reconciliation in 1950s Singapore / Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied -- The politics of fires in post-1950s Singapore and the making of the modernist nation-state / Loh Kah Seng -- Gender and discipline in 'The Singapore story' : the female Chinese factory workers in perspective, c. 1980-c. 1990 / Ernest Koh -- Locating identities across borders -- Textualising the Baba identity : insights into the making of a bibliography / Bonny Tan -- Negotiating identities, affiliations and interests : the many lives of Han Wai Toon, an overseas Chinese / Sharon Wong Wai Yee -- Singaporean first: challenging the concept of transnational Malay masculinity / Lenore Lyons and Michele Ford -- Trans-national biographies and trans-national habiti : the case of Chinese-Singaporeans in Hong Kong / Caroline Plüss -- Singapore as trans-regional conduit -- Indian media and the lure of 'uniquely Singapore' / Faizal bin Yahya and Arunajeet Kaur -- Localising the global and globalising the local : the global households of Filipina trans-migrant workers and their Singapore employers / Janet M. Arnado -- Raffles Hotel Singapore : advertising, consumption and romance / Chris Hudson -- The role of recruitment agencies for Japanese working women in Singapore / Yoshimichi Yui.
Summary This book explores fresh perspectives and offers new themes in the study of Singapore through the use of theoretical tools derived from various disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.
Note Print version record.
Language English.
Subject Singapore -- History -- 19th century.
Singapore -- History -- 20th century.
Singapore -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Singapore -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Ethnicity -- Singapore.
Society and social sciences.
Sociology and anthropology.
Economics, finance, business and management.
HISTORY -- General.
Ethnicity. (OCoLC)fst00916034
Social conditions (OCoLC)fst01919811
Singapore. (OCoLC)fst01205288
East Asia.
History & Archaeology.
Regions & Countries - Asia & the Middle East.
Social Conditions.
Social Sciences.
Sociology & Social History.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Indexed Term History, geography, and auxiliary disciplines
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Heng, Derek Thiam Soon, editor.
Aljunied, Syed Muhd. Khairudin, 1976- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Reframing Singapore. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2009 9789089640949 (OCoLC)318873972
ISBN 9789048508211 (electronic bk.)
9048508215 (electronic bk.)
9789089640949 (pbk.)
9089640940 (pbk.)

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