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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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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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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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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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Winning with Honour

Winning with Honour

Joanne Lim, Lim Siong Guan

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Following the success of their first book The Leader, The Teacher, & You, which won the Singapore Literature Book Prize in the Non-Fiction Cate...

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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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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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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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The Babas

The Babas

Felix Chia

$37.29

This fourth edition of the social history of the Babas and Nonya makes the seminal work by Felix Chia available again after being long out of print...

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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 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

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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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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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Kampung Tempe by Hidayah Amin & Yahaya Sanusi
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Kampung Tempe

Hidayah Amin, Yahaya Sanusi

$32.00

In early 1905, a group of Javanese led by Alias bin Ali, started a settlement on a hillside in Singapore, not far from the present Sixth Avenue, of...

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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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Understanding Singapore Politics

Understanding Singapore Politics

Singh Bilveer

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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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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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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
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