Privilege 101: National Service

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References:

  • AWARE. 2002. Remaking Singapore: Views of Half the Nation. AWARE.
    https://aware.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/Remaking_Singapore.pdf
  • J. Y. E. 2018. The Toxic Contradictions of Single-Gender National Service in Singapore. Equality & Democracy. https://equalitydemocracy.commons.yale-nus.edu.sg/2018/12/31/the-toxic-contradictions-of-single-gender-national-service-in-singapore/
  • Lee, Michelle. 2017. Let’s Be Real, No One Really Wants Women to Serve NS. Rice Media. https://www.ricemedia.co/lets-real-no-one-really-wants-women-serve-ns/
  • Ling Wei Chan, Samuel. 2019. Aristocracy of Armed Talent: The Military Elite in Singapore. NUS Press.
  • Tan, Jolene. 2013. A new face for National Service?. AWARE. https://www.aware.org.sg/2013/10/a-new-face-for-national-service/

More references regarding racial privilege in NS:

  • Barr and Low, 2005. Assimilation as multiracialism: The case of Singapore’s Malays. Asian Ethnicity 6 (3), 161-182.

  • Lyons and Ford, 2012. Defending the nation: Malay men’s experience of National Service in Singapore. Men and Masculinities in Southeast Asia, 153-172.

  • Walsh, S. 2007. The roar of the Lion City: Ethnicity, gender, and culture in the Singapore armed forces. Armed Forces & Society 33 (2), 265-285.
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