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  • Challenging racism starts in the family

    By: IPS Editor | Oct 16, 2019 | Hits: 185

    The associations children make about people different from themselves are based on cues they pick up from trusted adults around them, say the Institute of Policy Studies’ Mathew Mathews and Shane Pereira.   SINGAPORE: Parliament passed enhanced legislation recently to preserve religious harmony in Singapore, adding to the safeguards that seek to maintain racial and religious peace…..

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  • 以成熟方式处理种族歧视事件

    By: admintest admintest | Jul 04, 2017 | Hits: 1413

    我们生活在一个多元种族社会。我们不时颂赞这种多元种族精神,但也往往被提醒要维持种族和谐是艰巨挑战。在组屋区、职场和艺术领域,不同族群和习俗相互碰撞。出现矛盾时,我们可以选择感到愤怒或让他人感到愤怒,或把事件变成深化对彼此了解和强化凝聚力的机会。

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  • Racial Stereotypes in Media: Not just a bit of Harmless Fun

    By: admintest admintest | Jun 23, 2017 | Hits: 2765

    Singapore, with its polyglot population living and working together peacefully for the past five decades, often strikes international visitors as an oasis of social harmony. However, undercurrents of racism do surface from time to time. Insensitive remarks or actions based on stereotypes about a certain race may cause offence, and social media amplifies both the…..

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  • Racism Saga: Are S’poreans Prepared to Grow From Ah Boys to Men?

    By: admintest admintest | Jun 05, 2017 | Hits: 1360

    We live in a multiracial setting in Singapore. There are many days when we celebrate it, but there are also days when we are reminded of how challenging it can be. Different groups and their practices bump into each other in the heartland, at work and through art. When conflict arises, we can resort to…..

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  • Why We Need to Talk About Race

    By: admintest admintest | Aug 19, 2016 | Hits: 4432

    The just-released Channel NewsAsia-Institute of Policy Studies survey on race relations captures the reality of multicultural living in Singapore. Broadly put, it sheds light on how Singaporeans have — or believe they have — interpreted and exemplified our shared ethos of multiculturalism. More than 95% of the approximately 2,000 Singaporean residents surveyed agreed that diversity…..

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