The Back Alley of Singapore

Dear SMU Community,

This October we’re sharing a selection of local literature and films that spotlight the social issues hiding in the metaphorical back alleys of Singapore.


Title / Author

A Land Imagined / Yeo Siew Hua (Director)

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 2 DVD Reserves    PN1997 .H836 2018

A Subaltern History of the Indian Diaspora in Singapore Gradual Disappearance of Untouchability 1872-1965 / John Solomon

e-Book

Air-Conditioned Nation Revisited / Cherian George

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 2    Coming Soon

Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    HQ1750.67.Z75 T46 2010

Class Inequality in the Global City : Migrants, Workers and Cosmopolitanism in Singapore / Ye Junjia

e-Book

Ilo Ilo / Anthony Chen (Director)

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 2 Media Collection    PN1997.2 .I45 2013

Images at the Margins : A Collection of Kuo Pao Kun's Plays / Kuo Pan Kun

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    PR9570.S53 K86 2000

Inheritance / Balli Kaur Jaswal

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    PR9619.3.J37 I54 2013

Living with Myths in Singapore / Loh Kah Seng, Thum Pingtjin & Chia Jack Meng-Tat(Editors)

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 2 Lifestyle    DS609.9 .L58 2017

Off Centre / Haresh Sharma

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    PR9570.S53 S48 2000

Priest in Geylang : The Untold Story of the Geylang Catholic Centre / Guillaume Arotcarena

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4    BX2347.8.I46 A76 2015

Production Politics and Migrant Labour Regimes : Guest Workers in Asia and the Gulf

e-Book

Stiletto Scars / Pooja Nansi

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    R9570.S53 N37 2007

Sugarbread / Balli Kaur Jaswal

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 2 Lifestyle    PR9619.3.J37 S7 2016

The Singapore Dilemma : The Political and Educational Marginality of the Malay Community / Lily Zubaidah Rahim

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4    DS610.25.M34 R34 2001

This Is What Inequality Looks Like / Teo You Yenn

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    HN700.67.Z9 S674 2019