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The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore C.J. Wan-Ling Wee

The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

C.J. Wan-Ling Wee

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ISBN : 9789622098596
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210 pages
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How does one comprehend the phenomenon of the modernization of an Asian society in a globalized East Asian context? With this opening question, the author proceeds to give an account of how the modernization processes for postcolonial societies inMoreHow does one comprehend the phenomenon of the modernization of an Asian society in a globalized East Asian context? With this opening question, the author proceeds to give an account of how the modernization processes for postcolonial societies in Asia, such as those of India, Malaysia, and Singapore, are fraught with collaborations and conflicts between different socio-political, historical, economic, and cultural agents.