By David Chan

The social context of Singapore is altering quickly, and figuring out how humans imagine, consider and behave in a number of events has develop into a key driving force of effectiveness in addressing social matters. 50 Years of Social concerns in Singapore offers a finished assessment and exam of assorted social matters at a number of degrees of study together with the person, crew and society.

This helpful ebook adopts a translational method of social matters in Singapore through explicitly bridging highbrow and functional views. Contributed by way of a unique workforce of authors, the chapters learn the serious principles underlying public debates of social matters and their coverage and useful implications.

The ebook is prepared into 3 elements. half I examines problems with inhabitants and social basics in Singapore reminiscent of aging, marriage, city making plans, healthcare and racial and non secular concord. half II analyses Singapore's social growth via problems with inclusivity akin to social mobility, constructing groups and marginal teams that deserve extra recognition. half III specializes in center rules and social strategies relating to social justice, doing stable, social media and methods to knowing and addressing social concerns in Singapore.

Most importantly, the chapters during this publication basically establish the various severe, unresolved and rising questions about quite a few social concerns that may advisor the following iteration of public dialogue and coverage deliberations on what topic in Singapore.

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