Society & Social Sciences

Stranger To Myself

Stranger To Myself (Backorder)

MD Sharif Uddin, Theophilus Kwek (Ed.)

$18.60

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Non-Fiction Title From the Preface The sacrifices of migrant workers are written in every inch of Singap...

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Mynah Magazine #2 - Localbooks.sg

Mynah Magazine #2

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$26.00

Mynah is an annual print magazine about Singapore, Singaporeans and Singaporeanness. Through longform stories, we critically and creatively examine...

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SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century - Localbooks.sg

SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century

Jason Wee (Ed.), Ng Yi-Sheng

$19.00

First published in 2006, the groundbreaking collection of coming out stories was the first affirming non-fiction volume accompanied by real names a...

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Air-Conditioned Nation Revisited: Essays on Singapore Politics

Air-Conditioned Nation Revisited: Essays on Singapore Politics

Cherian George

$25.00

Sample "Think of Singapore instead as the Air-Conditioned Nation—a society with a unique blend of comfort and central control, where people have ma...

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My Love Is Blind - Localbooks.sg

My Love Is Blind

Tan Guan Heng

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“Perhaps I will write about my own life as a blind person," Choon Guan said. "I'll entitle it My Love Is Blind. The word blind will embrace your na...

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Mynah Magazine #3

Mynah Magazine #3

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$26.00

Mynah is an annual print magazine about Singapore, Singaporeans and Singaporeanness. Through longform stories, we critically and creatively examine...

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Diary of a Former Covidiot

Diary of a Former Covidiot

Christina Thé

$18.68

A new international phenomenon! Tales of panic buying, fear and irrational behaviour in a time of Coronavirus A collection of stories, written fro...

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The Un-Affirmed Core: Understanding the Factors Behind and Around Homosexuality
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The Un-Affirmed Core: Understanding the Factors Behind and Around Homosexuality

Bryan Shen

$17.65

The Un-Affirmed Core gives a fresh, careful and deeply compassionate look at the great complexity of issues surrounding homosexuality. Author Bryan...

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The Naysayer's Book Club - Localbooks.sg

The Naysayer's Book Club

Simon Vincent

$24.90

"We need more naysayers… We need to create new formulas, which you can't until you attack and challenge every sacred cow." — Kishore Mahbubani, for...

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The Justice Demand
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The Justice Demand

Ronald JJ Wong

$32.00

Where is social justice in the Gospel? Where is social justice in the Singapore Church? These are the two main questions this book seeks to explore...

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[Re]Negotiating East And Southeast Asia                               

[Re]Negotiating East And Southeast Asia

Alice D. BA

$38.00

This book seeks to explain two core paradoxes associated with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): how have diverse states hung tog...

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Hard Choices

Hard Choices

Donald Low, Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

$24.00

Singapore is changing. The consensus that the PAP government has constructed and maintained over five decades is fraying. The assumptions that unde...

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Loss Adjustment
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Loss Adjustment

Linda Collins

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Loss Adjustment is a mother’s recount of her 17-year-old daughter’s suicide. "I have had nothing bad happen to me except my own doing. I have let t...

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Can Singapore Fall? Making the Future for Singapore

Can Singapore Fall? Making the Future for Singapore

Lim Siong Guan

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Lim Siong Guan, Singapore's former Head of Civil Service (1999–2005) was the Institute of Policy Studies' 4th S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of S...

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A Tiger Remembers - Localbooks.sg

A Tiger Remembers (Backorder)

Ann Wee

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Born in the Year of the Fire Tiger, Ann Elizabeth Wee moved to Singapore in 1950 to marry into a Singaporean Chinese family, travelling by ship int...

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Constructing Singapore

Constructing Singapore

Michael D. Barr, Zlatko Skrbiš

$35.00

Constructing Singapore studies Singaporean nation-building by focusing on two processes: elite formation and elite selection. It gives primary atte...

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50 Years of Social Issues in Singapore

50 Years of Social Issues in Singapore

David Chan

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The social context of Singapore is changing rapidly, and understanding how people think, feel and behave in various situations has become a key dri...

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Robert Kuok

Robert Kuok

Andrew Tanzer, Robert Kuok

$46.64

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Book of the Year Robert Kuok is one of the most highly respected businessmen in Asia. But this legendary Over...

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An Essential Guide To Singlish

An Essential Guide To Singlish

Bill Gartshore, Miel (Illus.)

$9.16

New 2010 edition of the 2003 light-hearted pocket guide to Singlish and to some of the characteristics of Singapore society. The line drawings will...

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Issues of Law and Justice in Singapore

Issues of Law and Justice in Singapore

Daniel K S Koh (Ed.), Kiem-Kiok Kwa (Ed.)

$30.00

This book is an attempt at putting together in one accessible volume what some Singapore Christians think about matters of law and justice in their...

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$30.00
Fridays with Philip

Fridays with Philip

Phillip Lee

$13.90

Since the early 1970s, Philip Lee has been active in the newspaper business, chasing stories for The Straits Times with vigour, passion and a note ...

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Mobilizing Gay Singapore

Mobilizing Gay Singapore

Lynette J. Chua

$34.00

From private meetings in living rooms in the 1990s to the emergence of annual rallies and decriminalization campaigns in the past six years, Singap...

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$34.00
Baba Folk Beliefs and Superstitions - Localbooks.sg

Baba Folk Beliefs and Superstitions

Cheo Kim Ban, Muriel Speeden

$14.02

How does a nonya use a yam stalk to control the sexual powers of her wayward baba? Why are Baba children never given sugarcane to chew at twilight?...

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$14.02