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Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The four Pacific Basin countries of Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore, have each defied the vicious circle of poverty in the post-war years, emerging as dynamic and rapidly growing ... More


Singapore English

David Deterding

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625444
eISBN:
9780748651535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Over the past few decades, Singapore English has been emerging as an independent variety of English with its own distinct style of pronunciation, grammar and word usage. This book provides an ... More


The Cost of Membership in Ascribed Community The Cost of Membership in Ascribed Community CHUA BENG HUAT

Chua Beng Huat

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores communitarianism and single-party dominance in Singapore. It argues that communitariasnism as a political ideology is a discursive resource available to all contesting parties. ... More


Justice for Migrant Workers? The Case of Foreign Domestic Workers in Hong Kong and Singapore 1

Daniel A. Bell and Nicola Piper

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The trend in Western liberal democracies is to extend to long-term residents most, if not all, the legal rights of citizens and improving their access to citizenship for immigrants and their ... More


Minority Rights in Asia: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Joshua Castellino and Elvira Domínguez Redondo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199296057
eISBN:
9780191705403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296057.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book analyzes the minority rights legal regimes in India, China, Malaysia, and Singapore, and places the discussion in the context of a wider debate on human rights in Asia. It takes a ... More


East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More


Introduction

Joshua Castellino and Elvira Domínguez Redondo

in Minority Rights in Asia: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199296057
eISBN:
9780191705403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296057.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter discusses the primary objectives of this book, which is to contribute to the understanding of minority rights in Asia. It aims to study the domestic legal systems of four ... More


Philippines

Christof Hartmann, Graham Hassall, and Soliman M. Santos

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook: Volume II: South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249596
eISBN:
9780191600012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Singapore since 1955. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Singapore's political history, outlines the evolution of ... More


Singaporean Business Groups: The Role of the State and Capital in Singapore Inc.

Lai Si Tsui-Auch

in Business Groups in East Asia: Financial Crisis, Restructuring, and New Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287345
eISBN:
9780191713514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287345.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter on Singaporean business groups illustrates a fine example of a situation where business groups are run by the state. The government created large government-linked corporate groups to ... More


Ghost Marriages among the Singapore Chinese: (1955)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

There is a form of ghost marriage which exists among the Singapore Chinese and is known as Yin Ch'u (Ts'u)[Yinqu]. This takes place at a ceremony or group of ceremonies at which two deceased ... More


Ghost Marriages among the Singapore Chinese: A Further Note: (1956)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents ceremonies which took place in a Dying House. The total cost of the marriage was approximately $200 Straits and a priest was engaged to see to the necessary arrangements. He was ... More


Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Eddie Tay

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The literature of Malaysia and Singapore, the multicultural epicentre of Asia, offers a rich body of source material for appreciating the intellectual heritage of colonial and postcolonial Southeast ... More


English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Lisa Lim, Anne Pakir, and Lionel Wee (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This collection is the seventh volume in the Asian Englishes Today series. Singapore makes an interesting case study of various issues in socio-linguistics, not least because it is an ethnically and ... More


Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Khairudin Aljunied

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408882
eISBN:
9781474430432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408882.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Cosmopolitan ideals and pluralist tendencies have been employed creatively and adapted carefully by Muslim individuals, societies, and institutions in modern Southeast Asia to produce the necessary ... More


Ending 'East of Suez': The British Decision to Withdraw from Malaysia and Singapore 1964-1968

P. L. Pham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580361
eISBN:
9780191722691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580361.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1964, Britain's defence presence in Malaysia and Singapore was the largest and most expensive component of the country's world‐wide role. Yet within three and a half years, the Wilson Government ... More


The “Cultural Baggage” of English and Its Significance in the World at Large

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the significance of the “cultural baggage” of English in a world in which English is increasingly functioning as a global lingua franca. It discusses the use of English by ... More


Introduction

Phuong Pham

in Ending 'East of Suez': The British Decision to Withdraw from Malaysia and Singapore 1964-1968

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580361
eISBN:
9780191722691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580361.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Introduction outlines the background of the United Kingdom's ‘East of Suez’ role and its defence presence in Malaysia and Singapore. It notes the importance of Britain's presence to its allies, ... More


Beginning the Defence Review: October 1964–June 1965

Phuong Pham

in Ending 'East of Suez': The British Decision to Withdraw from Malaysia and Singapore 1964-1968

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580361
eISBN:
9780191722691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580361.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 1 examines the Wilson Government's initial reassessment, within the Defence Review, of future overseas policy. On their arrival in office, senior ministers were keen to emphasise the ... More


The Perils of Alliance: June–September 1965

Phuong Pham

in Ending 'East of Suez': The British Decision to Withdraw from Malaysia and Singapore 1964-1968

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580361
eISBN:
9780191722691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580361.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 2 examines the Wilson Government's attempts to introduce its allies to its thinking on withdrawing from Malaysia and Singapore to a northern Australian base, jointly funded with the ANZUS ... More


A Dubious Compromise: October 1965–February 1966

Phuong Pham

in Ending 'East of Suez': The British Decision to Withdraw from Malaysia and Singapore 1964-1968

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580361
eISBN:
9780191722691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580361.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 3 traces the period up to the publication of the Defence White Paper in February 1966. During this time, the Wilson Government continued to develop its plans to withdraw from Singapore to ... More


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