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The Asian modern : culture, capitalist development, Singapore

Author: C J Wan-ling Wee
Publisher: Hong Kong [China] : Hong Kong University Press, [2007]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How does one comprehend the phenomenon of the modernization of an Asian society in a globalized East Asian context? With this opening question, the author proceeds to give an account of how the modernization processes for postcolonial societies in Asia, such as those of India, Malaysia, and Singapore, are fraught with collaborations and conflicts between different socio-political, historical, economic, and cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Wan-ling Wee
ISBN: 9789888052837 9888052837
OCLC Number: 1035797293
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword / by Chua Beng Huat --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
ch. 1. The Asian modern --
pt. 1. Deterritorialisation --
ch. 2. The "modern" construction of postcolonial Singapore --
ch. 3. Economic development and the national narrative --
ch. 4. The homogenised urban environment and locality --
pt. 2. Reterritorialisation --
ch. 5. The state, ethnic identity and capitalism --
ch. 6. Staging cultural fragments, the Singaporean eunuch and the Asian Lear --
Epilogue : disciplinary modernisation, the Asian economic crisis and re-invention --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: C.J.W.-L. Wee.

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How does one comprehend the phenomenon of the modernization of an Asian society in a globalized East Asian context? With this opening question, the author proceeds to give an account of how the modernization processes for postcolonial societies in Asia, such as those of India, Malaysia, and Singapore, are fraught with collaborations and conflicts between different socio-political, historical, economic, and cultural agents.

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