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From Cradle to Playpen: the management of Chineseness in developmental state Singapore

Lee, Daphnee Hui Lin


The way Chineseness is managed by the state in ethnic Chinese majority nations is examined as a late-industrializing initiative. Using Singapore as the case study, identifications with Chineseness were studied for the key themes within late-industrializing discourse constructions. Chinese Singaporean respondents were asked for their interpretation of Chineseness in relation to their Western expatriate and Chinese mainlander colleagues. In some cases, Orientalist constructions emerged. This...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514797c394a
Embargoed until: 2021-10-01


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