Singapore Women RE-Presented

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Publish: 2004
Publisher: Landmark Books
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9789813065932
Pages: 359
Language: English

Singapore Women RE-Presented

4.5 rating

The Singapore Woman: Who is she? Career woman, working mother, foreign domestic worker, expatriate? Who was she? Kampong girl, Nonya matriarch, colonial ‘mem’, mui tsai, Samsui woman?

In this bumper of a book, a rich collection of essays, anecdotes, and selected works offer a multi-faceted view of what it means to be a woman in Singapore, providing an engaging spectrum on the lives of women in Singapore then and now. Whether serious or light-hearted, the pieces in his insightful book explore the social issues and conflicts women face in an ever-changing society.


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Audrey Chin - Books SG
Author Details:

Audrey Chin is a Southeast Asian writer whose work explores the intersections between gender, faith and culture. Her essays, short stories, novels and contemplative verses have been published in Singapore, India, the UK and the US.

She has been shortlisted thrice for the Singapore Literature Prize and is a Fellow of the 2017 International Writers Program in Iowa.

Constance Singham - Books SG
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Constance Singam is a graduate of Monash University, Melbourne and Curtin University of Technology and holds an MA in Literature. She is a teacher, social activist and writer. She has been a columnist in several publications including the daily tabloid Today.

Her research interests over the years have been Singapore women’s history, feminist issues, and the state of civil society activism in Singapore.

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