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dc.contributor.authorDe Silva, Nicholas
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-26T01:34:16Z
dc.date.available2019-06-26T01:34:16Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/78703
dc.description.abstractSingapore state ideology centres on the twin ideologies of multiracialism and meritocracy. Statist views on the value of sport reflect this ideological position, perceiving it as a race-neutral space for fostering social cohesion and nation-building. This study questions the state's rhetoric by positing that certain sports in Singapore are racialized. Drawing upon the works of major social theorists, this study utilizes an integrated framework to explore the connections between race and Singapore youth football, examining its impact on social cohesion. Findings from 10 in-depth interviews with former youth football players suggest that racial boundaries do exist in the sport, undermining social cohesion.en_US
dc.format.extent34 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectSocial sciences::Sociologyen_US
dc.titleRacial boundaries and social cohesion in Singapore youth footballen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorPremchand Varma Dommarajuen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Arts in Sociologyen_US
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