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Title: Welfare Applicants and the Construction of Welfare in Singapore
Authors: ASMALINA BINTE SALEH
Keywords: welfare, bourdieu, capital, experience, habitus, singapore
Issue Date: 27-Jun-2008
Source: ASMALINA BINTE SALEH (2008-06-27). Welfare Applicants and the Construction of Welfare in Singapore. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The discussion of welfare in Singapore is most commonly associated with understanding the various policies and the type of welfare system that Singapore practices. In contrast, this thesis will attempt to the social construction of welfare through an understanding of the political, economic, social and cultural fields in Singapore, with particular focus on the welfare applicants and how they experience welfare. The discussion of welfare will begin by tracing how the Singapore government views welfare and the implications on the population. Later discussion of welfare will be framed according to Bourdieub
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/16081
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