Shackling the lion: sport in independent Singapore

Horton, Peter A. (2002) Shackling the lion: sport in independent Singapore. International Journal of the History of Sport, 19 (2-3). pp. 243-274.

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Abstract

This essay focuses on the role sport has played in nation-building and social development in Singapore. It is indicated that the dominant political and cultural ideologies in Singapore have utilized sport, physical education, community fitness, and recreational activities towards these ends.

Item ID: 417
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: sport; Singapore; national identity
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ISSN: 1743-9035
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2006
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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