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Navigating Differences

Integration in Singapore

Terence Chong (Redaktør)

Ethnic and religious differences, a widening socio-economic divide, tension between foreigners and locals. These are some of the contemporary challenges to integration in Singapore. How we navigate them will determine the type of society we become. Les mer
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Ethnic and religious differences, a widening socio-economic divide, tension between foreigners and locals. These are some of the contemporary challenges to integration in Singapore. How we navigate them will determine the type of society we become. This book gathers the best social scientists in Singapore to examine issues of ethnicity, religion, class, and culture in order to understand the many different fault lines that run across the multicultural city-state. These essays are written in an engaging manner and are designed to present the authors' expertise to a wider audience.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Preliminary pages

1. Introduction , by Terence Chong, author



PART I: RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES

2. Managing Religious Diversity and Multiculturalism in Singapore, by Joseph Chinyong Liow, author
3. Christian Activism in Singapore, by Terence Chong, author
4. Rising Conservatism in the Singapore Malay-Muslim Community: Worrying Times Ahead?, by Norshahril Saat, author



PART II: NATIONAL AND ETHNIC COMMUNITIES

5. "New" Chinese Immigrants in Singapore: Localization, Transnational Ties and Integration, by Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho, Fang Yu Foo, authors
6. Singapore Malays: State-Community Relations, Complexities and Possibilities, by Walid Jumblatt Abdullah, author
7. "What Kind of Indian Are You?": Frictions and Fractures Between Singaporean Indians and Foreign-Born NRIs, by Laavanya Kathiravelu, author 5.00



PART III: POLITICAL DIVIDES AND A DIVIDED POLITY

8. Protest and the Culture War in Singapore, by Daniel P S Goh, author 5.00
9. The People's Action Party in Government: The Pole for "Big Tent" Singapore, by Kenneth Paul Tan, author 5.00
10. The Burdens of Ethnicity: Chinese Communities in Singapore and Their Relations with China, by Ja Ian Chong, author 5.00



PART IV: DIVERGING ECONOMIC WORLDS

11. Self-Reliant Wealth and Trickle-Down Welfare: The Singapore Story in 200 Years?, by Irene Y.H. Ng, author
12. The Future of the Middle Class in Singapore: 2020 and Beyond, by Gillian Koh, Tan Ern Ser, Vincent Chua, authors 5.00
13. Geographic-Ethnic Segregation in Singapore: Emerging Schisms in Society, by Leong Chan-Hoong, Yvonne Yap, authors 5.00
14. Ageing Societies, Age-Inclusive Spaces and Community Bonding, by Kalyani K Mehta, author 5.00
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