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Changing Landscapes of Singapore: Old Tensions, New Discoveries

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho, Chih Yuan Woon and Kamalini Ramdas (Editors)

Landscape is not only the visible material surface of places but also refers to ways of interpreting fluid or contested social relations and spatial arrangements. The essays in this book critically examine how material and immaterial landscapes take shape in Singapore and their impacts on the population. They further assess how different social groups in Singapore inhabit landscapes and negotiate changing societal dynamics and conditions. The book contextualises developments in Singapore within regional and international trends. A standard Singapore Studies textbook, this book will appeal to anyone seeking to understand this ever-changing island, city and state.

Elaine Lynn-Ee HO is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.
CHIH Yuan Woon is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.
Kamalini DAS is Instructor at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.

publication year: 2013
336 pages
ISBN: 978-9971-69-772-3  Paperback  US$38.00  S$40.00

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