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dc.contributor.authorWang, Clara Shi Hui
dc.date.accessioned2015-04-06T02:26:14Z
dc.date.available2015-04-06T02:26:14Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_US
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/62439
dc.description.abstractIt is inevitable for conflicts in any social setting, especially one that boasts of high levels of social interaction to be completely eradicated. The MRT train in Singapore is a typical example where people from different backgrounds come together in a confined and often overcrowded space. Existing literature on the lack of social graces on the MRT train are plentiful. In a BBC Viewpoint piece, Singapore was branded as a country with a ‘massive compassion deficit’ by an expat after her ‘vulnerable’ encounter on the MRT train. This prompted the government to launch yet another national campaign – ‘Bring out the thoughtfulness in you’ – as strategy in confronting incivilities. This paper aims to look beyond this, to explore different strategies such as through the use of STOMP and the act of intervention in addressing the issue on civility on the MRT train.en_US
dc.format.extent34 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociologyen_US
dc.title“Confronting incivilities” : a study on the strategies employed in the negotiation of civility on the MRT trainen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorJesse Hession Graymanen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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