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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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[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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$38.00
The Un-Affirmed Core: Understanding the Factors Behind and Around Homosexuality

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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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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Mynah Magazine #2 - Localbooks.sg

Mynah Magazine #2

$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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$26.00
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
Men Misbehaving

Men Misbehaving

Yeo Suan Futt

$18.50

The author of Wild Women Do on crimes committed by females in Singapore returns with a new collection on local crime. This time round, it’s the men...

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$18.50
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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$35.00
50 Years of Singapore and the United Nations

50 Years of Singapore and the United Nations

Joanna Koh (Ed.), Li Lin Chang (Ed.), Tommy Koh (Ed.)

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In 2015, Singapore marks the 50th anniversary of its independence, and the United Nations (UN) the 70th anniversary of its founding. This book cele...

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50 Years of Social Issues in Singapore

50 Years of Social Issues in Singapore

David Chan

from $35.00

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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Inequality in Singapore

Inequality in Singapore

Yahya Faizal Bin

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Income inequality has become a global phenomenon. Rapid technological advancement and an expanding global workforce will continue to place huge pre...

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建构南洋儿童:战后新马华语儿童刊物及文化研究 徐兰君 李丽丹 主编

建构南洋儿童

徐兰君, 李丽丹

$16.82

“儿童”是建构历史和文化的重要概念及方法。 本论文集以战后新马地区出版和发行的儿童期刊以及教科书等为主要研究对象,结合口述采访、本地书局历史和原始档案资料,在将“南洋儿童”概念历史化的同时,重点分析其发展变化与本地区新兴的反殖民话语、民族国家的兴起、新马与香港之间出版产业的互动网络以及华人的身...

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Gedung Kuning

Hidayah Amin

$24.90

Gedung Kuning or the Yellow Mansion was home to the family of Haji Yusoff 'Tali Pinggang' from 1912 to 1999. It was acquired by the Singapore gover...

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The Justice Demand

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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$32.00
Understanding Singapore Politics

Understanding Singapore Politics

Singh Bilveer

from $28.00

Understanding Singapore Politics is written to address the dearth of a succinct overview on Singapore politics. This introductory text looks at the...

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The Ocean In A Drop

The Ocean In A Drop

Ho Kwon Ping

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The IPS-Nathan Lectures series was launched by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) in 2014. It is part of the S R Nathan Fellowship for the Stud...

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Stranger To Myself

Stranger To Myself

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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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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Who Are You My Country? - Localbooks.sg

Who Are You My Country?

Hygin Prasad Fernandez (Ed.), Joshua Jesudason (Ed.), Theophilus Kwek (Ed.), Winston Toh Ghee Wei (Ed.)

$13.93

From the 1930s to 1965, discussions about modernisation, race and civic responsibility were as common as they are today. The youth of colonial Sing...

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Shifting Currents

Shifting Currents

Zhuang Wubin

$32.00

Shifting Currents: Glimpses of a Changing Nation is the first book to present a significant collection of Kouo Shang-Wei’s most arresting images fr...

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$32.00
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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When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: Rethinking Democracy in China

When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: Rethinking Democracy in China

John Keane

$59.90

Predictions of the coming collapse of Chinese politics are today commonplace, however this thought-provoking book explores a radically different a...

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Physics and Culture

Physics and Culture

Brian Cotterell

$249.00

The role of physics in our culture is examined from the time of Newton to the present day. It has three parts: an introduction to physics and two ...

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$249.00
Islamic Bioethics: Current Issues and Challenges

Islamic Bioethics: Current Issues and Challenges

Alireza Bagheri, Khalid Alali

$130.00

Islamic Bioethics presents a wide variety of perspectives and debates on how Islamic societies deal with the ethical dilemmas raised by biomedicin...

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$130.00
Is This the Asian Century?

Is This the Asian Century?

Lee Jong-Wha

$48.00

Is This the Asian Century? comprises 25 articles which the author has published on the Project Syndicate website since 2012. These articles are gr...

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$48.00
Contemporary Issues in Mediation (Volume 2)

Contemporary Issues in Mediation (Volume 2)

Joel Lee, Marcus Lim

$45.00

Should mediation be used in all family disputes? Is the time right for apology legislation in Singapore? What can mediators learn from improvisati...

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$45.00