The importance placed on education and, relatedly, examinations, in many Asian societies is well known. The means adopted to cope with the stresses that come along with such intensity are myriad. It is in such contexts that the emergence of a “Bell Curve God” in Singapore must be understood.
Examinations, stress, university students, coping, Singapore, university education
Asian Studies | Higher Education | Sociology of Culture
Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles
Kong, Lily.(2016). Mimicking religion as coping strategy: The emergence of the Bell-Curve God in Singapore. Material Religion, 12(4), 533-535.
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