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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Shaoling Ma The mergers and separations that shaped the decolonizing third world also made media history. Singapore’s separation from Malaysia on August 9, 1965, after two tumultuous years of union was no exception. Radio and television, which broadcasted the seminal moments, embodied the mergers...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 715–744.
Published: 01 August 1993
... position of postcolonial Singapore when it was part of the Federation of Malaysia (1963-1965) and later when it was ejected from the Federation (1965).Singapore, like West Malaysia, is composed primarily of peoples of various Indian (mainly...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 869–904.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to Malaysia and Indonesia, and moved to this site. The coastline advances incrementally until we are looking at approximately 350 hectares of new Singapore land. During the next few decades the land must sit quietly while the reclaimed soil settles and stabilizes. Then, a barrage is built across the...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 349–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... defense, made informally to us by our administration and by some on the faculty. Though one of the few East Asian countries still criminalizing homosexuality (Malaysia, Myanmar, and Brunei are the others), Singapore is now, we were told, a “gay...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 193–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Jini Kim Watson This article examines literature from Korea and Singapore during the decades of rapid industrial and urban expansion following World War II. Using the concept of the “New Asian City,” the author argues that the growth of the cities behind these apparent “miracle economies” needs to...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... asks why he does not go to school, to which he replies, in Mandarin, “Books don’t read me, so I don’t read books.” Then the discussion turns to what is “out there”; Boy rst says Johor Bahru, in southern West Malaysia; then Malay...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1041–1066.
Published: 01 November 2012
... postcolonial discomfort affected the trajectory of elite hegemony in decolonizing and postcolonial Singapore. The elite initially adopted a hybrid Malayan identity, which emulated the transformative multiracialism of their leftist comrades-turned-opponents. After undesired separation from Malaysia, the...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 439–473.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Donald M. Nonini Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 “Chinese Society,” Coffee-Shop Talk, Possessing Gods: The Politics of Public Space among Diasporic Chinese in Malaysia Donald M. Nonini Public Spaces, Bodies, Powers Recent discussions of...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 297–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Ecumenism among Tamil Hindus in Malaysia .” Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 9 , no. 2 : 247 – 80 . ...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 389–421.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Malay Subjectivity .” In Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore , edited by Goh Daniel P. S. Gabrielpillai Matilda Holden Philip Khoo Gaik Cheng , 107 – 23 . New York : Routledge . Khoo Olivia . 2006 . “ Slang Images: On the ‘Foreignness’ of Contemporary...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Political Community in Malaysia? ” In The Politics of Multiculturalism: Pluralism and Citizenship in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia , edited by Hefner Robert W. , 141 – 64 . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press . Milner Anthony . 2002 . The Invention of Politics in Colonial Malaya...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 463–498.
Published: 01 May 2011
... — resource poor, small, and in terms of ethnic makeup, predominantly Chinese — situ- ated within a broader Malay world (Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philip...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 163–182.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Malaysia. Identities 6, no. 2 3: 345 86. Duncan, Christopher R., ed. 2008. Civilising the Margins: Southeast Asian Government Poli- cies for the Development of Minorities. Singapore: NUS Press. Gibson, Johanna. 2006. Community and the Exhaustion of Culture: Creative Territories in Traditional...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1215–1216.
Published: 01 November 2012
...). Daniel P. S. Goh is assistant professor of sociology at the National University of Singapore. He is the lead coeditor of Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore (2009) and has published on the comparative-­historical sociology of colonialism...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
... “hometown,” as it were, has always been Port Dickson, Malaysia. She was, however, born in Singapore, and for a time in the 1990s this was where she lived and practiced art—for instance, her first major work employing photography...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Capital In the current global economic era, less developed economies in Southeast Asia look increasingly to new sources of economic investment in China, South Korea, Singapore, and Malaysia, giving these countries great power to...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 February 2021
... examines debates over Islamic liberalism in Malaysia and Indonesia. More positions 29:1 doi 10.1215/10679847-8722884 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press positions 29:1 February 2021 226 generally, his scholarship investigates Thai politics and the ongoing conflict in southern Thailand as well as the...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 573–592.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Asia; its economic problems are results of contagion rather than of diseases within.3 The result is that Singapore has been left out of much of the denigrating criticism of Asian nations and individuals- South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 February 1996
..., especially Singapore and Malaysia. Ironically, this may be a partial result of the fact that English remains an important language in these former British colonies, which means that the views of politicians and intellectuals are more easily...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 645–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by the ruling regime, with the rush of specula- tive investment from Korea, China, Singapore and Malaysia in particular to Nam ∣∣ Urban Speculation, Economic Openness, and Market Experiments 655 ensure strategic emplacement in the city, and with the...