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November 23, 2020

Race, reintegration, and social capital in Singapore

The International Day for Tolerance is observed every 16th of November to celebrate diversity and reject prejudice against other cultures. In Singapore, the recidivism rate of Malays and Indians is disproportionately high compared to the Chinese majority. In ‘Race, reintegration, and social capital in Singapore’ (International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 2016), Associate …

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November 20, 2020

Home is Where We Are

The Straits Times’ “Singapore Shelf” featured Professor Wang Gungwu’s (NUS History) Home is Where We Are (NUS Press, 2020) as the best pick among recently published local books. Each month, “Singapore Shelf” selects its top five picks from “hot-off-the-press home-grown books” to recommend to its readers in genres ranging from fiction to non-fiction and even …

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November 18, 2020

GE2020: Fair or Foul

Associate Professor Bertha Henson’s (NUS Department of Communications and New Media) new book GE2020: Fair or Foul? (Epigram, 2020) discusses the various factors contributing to the outcome of the 2020 General Elections (GE2020) in Singapore. Formerly a journalist for Singapore Press Holdings, A/P Henson gives a first-hand account of the People’s Action Party’s past challenges and how …

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