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dc.contributor.authorLiau, James Yee Hwee
dc.description.abstractWith an increasing number of new citizens from China in Singapore over the years, Chinese clan associations are tasked to resume their role to help these new citizens integrate into Singapore’s multiracial society. This paper seeks to explore the challenges faced by the clan associations from the views of PRC Chinese undergraduates and postgraduates in Singapore. Through in-depth interviews to find out their views and experiences, the study will examine the dialect diversity resulting from familiarity with native languages and stigma arising from being minority in a more dominant majority setting. Motivations of joining clan associations for social capital and identity will be discussed. The study will conclude with how new media provides an alternative mean of social integration for the immigrants.en_US
dc.format.extent28 p.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociologyen_US
dc.titleUnderstanding the role of clan associations in social integration : a study of PRC Chinese undergraduates and postgraduates in Singaporeen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Kamaludeen Bin Mohamed Nasiren_US
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