Beyond the Singapore Girl: Discourses of Gender and Nation in Singapore

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Chris Hudson 2013 The branding of Singapore International Airlines with the image of a beautiful, petite and servile ‘Oriental’ woman dressed in figure-hugging sarong-kebaya is one of the world’s longest running and most successful advertising campaigns. But this image does

Constructing Singapore: Elitism, Ethnicity and the Nation-Building Project

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Michael D. Barr & Zlatko Skrbiš 2009 Constructing Singapore studies Singaporean nation-building by focusing on two processes: elite formation and elite selection. It gives primary attention to the role that ethno-racial ascription plays in these processes, but also considers the

Gender Politics in Asia: Women Manoeuvring with Dominant Gender Orders

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Wil Burghoorn, Kazuki Iwanaga, Cecilia Milwertz & Qi Wang (eds) 2008 This book demonstrates the great diversity in gender politics and women’s strategies to negotiate and change gender relations individually or collectively. It examines cultural complexities of gender by focusing

Heritage Tourism in Southeast Asia:

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Michael Hitchcock, Victor T. King & Michael Parnwell 2010 This book examines heritage tourism across the Southeast Asian region from different disciplinary perspectives. With material that is new and topical, it makes an important contribution to the fields of tourism