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Edited by Vineeta Sinha, National University of Singapore, Syed Farid Alatas, National University of Singapore, and Kelvin Low, National University of Singapore
Social Sciences in Asia is an initiative of the Department of Sociology of the National University of Singapore. It publishes monographs of research on Southeast and East Asia from various perspectives, disciplines and countries.
Edited by Chan Kwok-bun, Cheung Tak-sing and Agnes S. Ku
The annual is a venue of publication for sociological studies of Chinese societies and the Chinese all over the world. The main focus is on social transformations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the mainland, Singapore and Chinese overseas.
Edited by Medha Kudaisya and Ng Chin-keong
This is the first comparative study of business as an important agent of change in the economies of India and China.
Edited by Lian Kwen Fee, National University of Singapore, and Tong Chee Kiong, National University of Singapore
The contributors to this edited volume, covering a range of social issues ranging from family and aging to sexuality and culture and the arts, critically examine the relevance of social policy as it is understood in the West; and addresses the question of whether Singapore's response is unique.
Edited by Dennis Washburn and A. Kevin Reinhart
This volume considers the concept of conversion as a tool for understanding transformations to modernity. It examines conversions to modernity within the Ottoman domain, India, China, and Japan as a reaction to the pressures of colonialism and imperialism.
Edited by Juliette Koning and Frans Hüsken
In this volume, anthropologists and sociologists address the issue of changing forms of local social security in Indonesia, pointing to increasingly exclusivist tendencies that leave the poor and weak out. It provides rich data from cases studies in urban and rural Java.
Edited by Chan Kwok-bun
Based on a large-scale survey, indepth interviews and comparative analyses, this book offers deep analyses of work stress and coping among seven professional groups: doctors, lawyers, engineers, nurses, teachers, police officers, and life insurance agents. The book makes practical ...
Antonie C.A. Dake
At last the final account of what happened in Jakarta on 1 October 1965 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The coup by Sukarno and the Communist leaders failed due to swift action of major-general Suharto, the later President, and resulted in the annihilation of the PKI as organization. Sukarno was shunted ...
Edited by Göran Therborn and Habibul Haque Khondker
This interdisciplinary book by a group of Asian and European scholars provides a deeper understanding of globalization as an historical process with special attention to the regional and national contexts. Globalization, this book demonstrates, has its roots in civilizational dialogues and ...
Edited by Lian Kwen Fee
This publication brings together the work of several writers in documenting and understanding the consequences of state-formation on ethnicity in Malaysia and Singapore, thirty years after the two nations went their separate paths.
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