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Responding to Globalization: Nation, Culture & Identity in Singapore


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  • About the Author
  • Investigates the Singapore Government's approach to the construction of national identity. This book focuses on the global/national nexus: the tensions between the necessity to embrace the global to ensure economic survival, yet needing a committed population to support the perpetuation of the nation-state and its economic success.

  • Selvaraj Velayutham is an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Social Inclusion, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia. His area of research interests are globalization. transnationalism, migration and Tamil cultural studies. He has published on the topic of affect and moral economy of migration among South Indians. He is currently editing a book on Tamil Cinema: The Cultural Politics of India's Other Film Industry. 

ISBN: 9789812304209
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 239
Year Published: 2007