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Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore





Edited by Daniel P.S. Goh, Matilda
Gabrielpillai, Philip Holden and
Gaik Cheng Khoo

Contents
List of illustrations ix
List of contributors x
Preface xi
List of abbreviations xiii
Introduction: postcoloniality, race and multiculturalism 1
DANIEL P.S. GOH AND PHILIP HOLDEN
PART I
Postcolony and cosmopolis 17
1 A literary history of race: reading Singapore literature in
English in an historical frame 19
PHILIP HOLDEN
2 Malaysian history textbooks and the discourse of ketuanan
Melayu 36
HELEN TING
3 Eyes turned towards China: postcolonial mimicry, transcultural
elitism and Singapore Chineseness 53
DANIEL P.S. GOH
4 Pick and mix for a global city: race and cosmopolitanism in
Singapore 70
ANGELIA POON
5 Makkal Sakthi: the Hindraf effect, race and postcolonial
democracy in Malaysia 86
VIJAY DEVADAS
PART II
Representing race, performing multiculturalism 105
6 Reading the films of independent filmmaker Yasmin Ahmad:
cosmopolitanism, Sufi Islam and Malay subjectivity 107
GAIK CHENG KHOO
7 Racial stereotypes in Singapore films: commercial value and
critical possibilities 124
KENNETH PAUL TAN
8 The Singapore Indian woman: a symptom in the quest for
Chinese identity 141
MATILDA GABRIELPILLAI
9 Deghettoizing subcultures: the multicultural evolution of Mat
Rock in Singapore 157
KELLY FU SU YIN AND LIEW KAI KHIUN
10 Bhangra and the reconstruction of ‘Punjabi-ness’ in multiracial
Singapore 173
CHARANPAL S. BAL
11 The art of race: rethinking Malaysian identity through the art of
Wong Hoy Cheong 191
MICHELLE ANTOINETTE
Conclusion: toward a critical multiculturalism 213
DANIEL P.S. GOH
Bibliography 219
Index 236


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