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Author Koh, Jaime.

Title Singapore childhood : our stories then and now / Jaime Koh and Singapore Children's Society
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary The political, economic and social changes that have occurred over the past 60 years have shaped and transformed the childhood of children in Singapore. This book explores this transformation through anecdotes and memories through interviews with individuals hailing from different races and age groups, together with related archived materials from different sources. The components of childhood - birth, home, play, school, health and welfare - are revisited so as to provide useful insights about the past to young readers and at the same time serve as a nostalgic read for older readers. Written i
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-225) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Children -- Singapore.
Singapore -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Singapore -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Singapore -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Singapore -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789814390781 (electronic bk.)
981439078X (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Our stories then and now