Title

The Politics of Landscapes in Singapore: Constructions of "Nation"

Publication Type

Book

Publication Date

1-2003

Abstract

Has globalization neutralized the institution of "nation"? This text focuses on attempts to build "nation" through landscape; specifically those strategies employed by Singapore, a multi-racial society. The authors cast an eye over religious buildings, public housing and street name changes.

Keywords

Nationalism, Multiculturalism, Singapore, Politics and government

Discipline

Asian Studies | Human Geography | Politics and Social Change | Urban Studies

Research Areas

Humanities

ISBN

9780815629610

Publisher

Syracuse University Press

City or Country

Syracuse, NY

Additional URL

http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780815629610