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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


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


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


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


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