Desire Bound: formation of a Malay minority agency in Singapore
This thesis helps us to understand how Malays as an ethnic minority have attempted to locate themselves in Singapore society since Singapore's independence. For this task the studr traces the formation of a certain Malay psychological agency, using Lacan's notion of agency as further developed by Slavoj Zizek and Ghassan Hage. The study finds that when Malays perceive a threat to their desire to be accepted as equal Singaporeans, they are driven to perform a patterned set of conducts:...[Show more]
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