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Social integration, alienation, and leisure activity among workers in Singapore

Mak, Lau-Fong.

Social integration, alienation, and leisure activity among workers in Singapore

by Mak, Lau-Fong.

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Published by Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, Nanyang University in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Singapore -- Recreation.,
    • Alienation (Social psychology) -- Singapore.,
    • Social integration -- Singapore.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mak Lau Fong.
      SeriesResearch project series =, [Yen chiu pao kao] ;, no. 12, Research project series (Nanyang University. Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences) ;, no. 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7395.R4 M27 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 leaves ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3934248M
      LC Control Number81940810

      The IPS Social Inclusion Policy Network is part of the renewed impetus to tackle the problem of inequality in Singapore. Its objectives are to gather experts, public intellectuals and social service practitioners on an on-going basis first, to unearth, examine and conduct applied policy research on social mobility, mixing and inclusion that is relevant to Singapore; and second, to .   Singapore’s economic achievements are impressive. A nation roughly the size of Manhattan, it still consistently ranks among the top five .

      Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments worldwide. As a complex and multifaceted phenomenon, globalization is considered by some as a form of capitalist expansion which entails the integration of local and national economies into a global, unregulated market economy. . Put simply women may be more likely to spend more time in the local area as they spend more time at home with children, 23 are more apt to work part time, 4 conduct more of the domestic work including activities such as shopp26 and are more likely to be primary carers for elderly or disabled relatives. 27 In addition, it is possible that.

      Dear social workers, Social work in Singapore has come a long way since its beginnings in the s. Social work as a better integration of services within the organisation or sector. Research Engage in research and evaluation activities to generate new/ applied knowledge for practice. Casework Provide end-to-end case management support and. A study of older clients of senior service centers in a metropolitan area was conducted to determine their level of alienation and the extent to which selected socio-economic variables (race, education, income, health, living arrangement, church work, and volunteer work) were associated with four subtypes of alienation.


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Get this from a library. Social integration, alienation, and leisure activity among workers in Singapore. [Lau-Fong Mak]. Clear definitions of alienation and solidarity are needed as a step toward an explicit theory of social integration. The idea of alienation has played a key role in the development of sociology, but it's meaning has never been clear.

Both theories and empirical studies confound relational–dispositional, cognitive–emotional and/or interpersonal–societal Cited by:   Integration in Singapore: A two-way street workers explained that manual work in Singapore’s tropical climate is a factor.

In another video, Singaporeans were quoted saying: “There’s a perception that sometimes they (foreign workers) cause crime and sometimes maybe they take away jobs ” However, the video also quoted Singaporeans.

In order to maintain that global reputation as a city-state that is welcoming of foreigners, we must not simply continue to provide economic opportunities for potential migrants and immigrants.

As this study is the first of its kind in Singapore, it can be built upon to track the trend over time. The IPS study noted that participation in sports, arts and volunteer activities, in addition to schools and workplaces, promotes social interaction and integration across groups.

A commemorative book titled Notes of Gratitude, which documents the National Integration Council’s efforts and celebrates contributions to social integration.

(Photo: Jeraldine Yap). 1. Introduction. The detrimental effects of alienation from school are well illustrated by research on school dropout rates. There is broad acceptance that withdrawal from school is not based on a short-term development but is a result of a continuing process of amotivation and disengagement (e.g., Brown et al.,Calabrese,Finn.

A social worker can assess her and make suggestions on alternative referral sources/programs that may be helpful to her or to suggest programs that can be brought into her own home. All the best. cvxxx Ma at pm. The weakening of social integration drives the elderly to a lonely condition under which they are afflicted with social and psychological troubles and, in a worse case, some old people decide to take away their own life.

Namely, the loneliness and social isolation tormenting the elderly could result in committing suicide. 1 Promoting Social Integration – A Brief Examination of Concepts and Issues Prepared by M. Sharon Jeannotte for Experts Group Meeting July 8   Integration is a code word for making minorities fit into, become part of, and even become like, the host country and its culture.

In Singapore, we have our own integration problems, as seen. Among the pioneers honoured was Professor Tan Ngoh Tiong, former dean of the School of Human Development and Social Services at SIM University, who decided to embark on a career in social work in. ALIENATION AMONG SOCIAL SERVICE WORKERS AND INTEGRATION INTO THE SOCIAL SERVICES by John F.

Longres Professor of Social Work and Sociology Portland State University This study is concerned with objective alienation experienced by social service workers. To help understand this phenomenon, a Marxian sociological perspective will be used.

Geyer, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 1 A Short History of the Concept. Alienation is a venerable concept, with its roots going back to Roman law, where alienatio was a legal term used to denote the act of transferring property.

Augustine described insanity as abalienatio mentis; Ludz () has discussed its use among the early. Download Citation | On Jan 1,Cara Wallis and others published Techno-Mobility and Translocal Migration: Mobile Phone Use among Female Migrant Workers in.

Of these three types, Informal leisure activities were considered as one of the most important determinants for the quality of life and wellbeing of the ageing population (Silverstein and Parker.

Social networks outside the household (modified version of Lubben’s revised social network scale): Scale consisted of 12 items (6 each for social networks with friends and with relatives outside the household).

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Work and None Work Models intellectual, political, and religious debate for a considerable period in Western history. However, the view that the interplay between labor and leisure forms a major social and intellectual problem is a largely postindustrial phenomenon (Wilensky, I).

1 Wilensky proposed that there are a number of social trends linked to industrialization that. Social Integration SNSA organises social integration outings, aimed at promoting the reintegration of stroke survivors back into the community.

Stroke survivors and their caregivers participate in various outdoor activities, such as visits to places of interest around Singapore, taking evening strolls at the park together. Data and research on international migration including migration stocks and flows, immigrants in the labour market, integration and discrimination., Many in host countries are quick to view migrants and refugees as a threat, fearing the burden they may impose on taxpayers, local values and cultures.

In this atmosphere, it can be difficult to set out the facts and the evidence .The culture of Canada embodies the artistic, culinary, literary, humour, musical, political and social elements that are representative of Canada and Canadians. Throughout Canada's history, its culture has been influenced by European culture and traditions, mostly by the British and French, and by its own indigenous cultures.

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