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Drawing on Pierre Bourdieu’s relational concepts of the ‘field’ and ‘habitus’, the book offers an alternative conceptual framework to appreciate the police response to marital violence in the Singapore context.
Faizal bin Yahya
Francis Khek Gee Lim
Effectively combining ethnographic research and theoretical reflections on the pursuit of the good life in a Tibetan community in the Nepal Himalaya, this fascinating book offers a fresh perspective in seeking to understand contemporary experience of development and globalization.
Jagdish N. Sinha
This is the first integrated and in-depth study of the state of science during the Second World War in India. Drawing on a variety of sources, it examines the impact of the war on science under colonial conditions and its consequences for India in transition from bondage to freedom.
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 Chan Kwok-bun, Cheung Tak-sing and Agnes S. Ku. Guest Editor: Chu Yin-wah
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 Vineeta Sinha (Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore) and Daniel PS Goh (Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore)
Published continuously since it was launched in 1973, the Asian Journal of Social Science provides a forum for exploring issues in Southeast Asian societies. Contributions are from anthropology, economics, geography, history, language and literature, political science, psychology and sociology.
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