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Migrant remittances in South Asia : social, economic and political implications
Migrant Remittances in South Asia: An Introduction Md Mizanur Rahman, Tan Tai Yong and AKM Ahsan Ullah PART I: REMITTANCE AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES 1. Understanding Remittances: Theoretical andExpand
Port cities and hinterlands: A comparative study of Singapore and Calcutta
Abstract This paper analyses the evolution of Singapore and Calcutta from colonial port cities to a post-colonial city-state and a city within a state, respectively. It will examine how theExpand
The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia
1. Introduction 2. Partition and the making of South Asian boundaries: disruptions and displacements 3. Rememberances of 14-15 August 1947: rituals of independence, realities of nationhood 4. AExpand
Beyond Degrees: The Making of the National University of Singapore
The colourful and chequered history of Singapore's foremost tertiary institution from the time it began as a medical school in 1905 to what it is today, is engagingly recounted in this book, alongExpand
Assuaging the Sikhs: Government Responses to the Akali Movement, 1920–1925
In 1920, Sikhs in the Punjab started a campaign aimed at freeing their principal gurdwaras (temples) from the control of their hereditary incumbents. The campaign quickly gathered momentum, and,Expand
Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore
Assessments of Singapore’s history invariably revolve around Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival in 1819. Before this date – we’ve been told – “nothing very much appears to have happened in Singapore”.Expand
A resurgent China : South Asian perspectives
Preface 1. Introduction Tan Tai Yong 2. Bangladesh: A Partner Not An Adversary C. M. Shafi Sami 3. Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury 4. Bhutan: Cautiously CultivatedExpand
Diaspora engagement and development in South Asia
Introduction: Diaspora Engagement and Development in South Asia Tan Tai Yong and Md Mizanur Rahman 1. From Germany to India: The Role of NRI and PIO in Economic and Social Development AssistanceExpand