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Immigration in Singapore

Author: Norman Vasu; Su Yin Yeap; Wen Ling Chan
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2014.
Series: Asian Cities, 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study traces the sociopolitical effects of immigration on Singapore and its population, a topic that has been the subject of intense debate in the nation as its population grows increasingly diverse. Beyond the logic of economic imperatives, the book aims to explore the larger consequences of taking in large numbers of immigrants, and its analysis should appeal to scholars of migration, social change, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Immigration in Singapore.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2014]
(OCoLC)881214717
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Vasu; Su Yin Yeap; Wen Ling Chan
ISBN: 9789048523429 9048523427
OCLC Number: 903674629
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Immigration and Singapore[-]Norman Vasu, Yeap Su Yin and Chan Wen Ling[-][-]1. Immigration in Singapore: An Overview[-]Yap Mui Teng[-][-]2. Angst, Anxieties, and Anger in a Global City: Coping with and Right-Sizing the Immigration Imperative in Singapore[-]Eugene K B Tan[-][-]3. The Politics of Immigration: Unpacking the Policies of the PAP Government and Opposition in Singapore[-]Bilveer Singh[-][-]4. Social Integration of Immigrants into Multiracial Singapore[-]Mathew Mathews and Danielle Hong[-][-]5. Reconstructing Singapore as a Cosmopolitan Landscape: The Geographies of Migration and its Social Divisions that Extend into the Heartlands[-]Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho[-][-]6. "Family, Worker or Outsider": Employer-Domestic Helper Relations in Singapore[-]Theresa W Devasahayam[-][-]7. Wither Integration? Managing the Politics of Identity and Social Inclusion[-]Leong Chan-Hoong[-][-]8. Permanent Residents Serving National Service: Round Pegs in a Square Hole?[-]Ho Shu Huang and Yolanda Chin[-]
Series Title: Asian Cities, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Norman Vasu, Yeap Su Yin, Chan Wen Ling.

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Immigration in Singapore ... provides an important insight into how Singapore developed post-1965 particularly with respect to its population strategy.' -- Michiel Baas, Research Fellow, Asia Read more...

 
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