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dc.contributor.authorLaw, Shu Hui.-
dc.contributor.authorWong, Min Wei.-
dc.date.accessioned2009-05-13T07:39:35Z-
dc.date.available2009-05-13T07:39:35Z-
dc.date.copyright2009en_US
dc.date.issued2009-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/15588-
dc.description.abstractDINK Phenomenon in Singapore is a comprehensive 16-page news feature comprising of four sections that examines dual income married couples who are childless by choice (also termed as DINKs, which stands for Double Income No Kids). It is a timely report after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke about the low fertility rate in Singapore and delivered measures to combat the problem during his National Day Rally speech in 2008. Through interviews with more than 20 people, we look into why local DINKs choose to be childfree, the pressure they face as a result of their decisions, as well as the tipping points that reversed childfree mindsets for some of them. We conclude that the DINK phenomenon is here to stay, and while Singaporeans might not be ready to embrace DINK couples and their childfree mindsets now, they might become more accepting of them in future.en_US
dc.format.extent63 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University-
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Journalism::Reporting on public affairs and politicsen_US
dc.titleDINK phenomenon in Singapore.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorHao Xiaomingen_US
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Communication Studiesen_US
dc.contributor.organizationMinistry of Community Development, Youth and Sportsen_US
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