The Binding Tie: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

The Binding Tie: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

by Kristina Göransson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824833527
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Series: Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, and Memory Series , #26
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Abbreviations xi

Prologue 1

Introduction: Challenges to Family Ties in an Asian Global City 5

1 From Temasek to the Republic of Singapore: A Historical Overview 19

2 Fieldwork in the Metropolis 32

3 Modernity and the Generation Gap: The Singapore Experience 49

4 Binding Ties 84

5 Renegotiating the Intergenerational Contract 115

Conclusion: Living in Transition 156

Notes 163

Glossary 173

References 175

Index 187

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