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dc.contributor.authorNathan, Jenany
dc.contributor.authorTan, Jean Choon Zin
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-27T02:58:52Z
dc.date.available2019-06-27T02:58:52Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/78784
dc.description.abstractDiscussions surrounding the concept of Chinese Privilege in Singapore have been gaining traction prevalently on online and social media platforms. This research paper seeks to develop a better understanding of how local Singaporeans negotiate the concept of Chinese Privilege vis-à-vis the concept of ‘race’. A total of 30 semi-structured interviews and 1 focus group discussion were conducted to explore the sentiments of Singaporean locals from varying ‘racial’ backgrounds to understand their perceptions on whether such a phenomena exists. The responses collated align with the 3 discourses found online - a. Chinese privilege exists and there is a need to alleviate significant disparities it may cause within society, b. Chinese privilege exists but it need not be addressed, c. Chinese privilege does not exist. This research will also be supplemented with analysis of existing academic literature on the multicultural policies in Singapore to determine if Chinese Privilege is perpetuated through such policies.en_US
dc.format.extent38 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectSocial sciences::Sociology::Social behavioren_US
dc.subjectSocial sciences::Sociology::Culture::Chineseen_US
dc.subjectSocial sciences::Sociology::Communities, classes and racesen_US
dc.titleChinese privilege in Singapore : does it exist?en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorLaavanya Kathiraveluen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Arts in Sociologyen_US
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