From Overseas Chinese to Chinese Singaporeans

  • Chiew Seen Kong
  • A. Mani


The concept of overseas Chinese evokes a view of people of Chinese descent from the perspective of China, that is, these people are overseas, away from the motherland China. This concept may be true sometimes but may be false at other times. Some personal anecdotal or biographical examples will illustrate this apparent puzzle.


Ethnic Identity National Identity Chinese Immigrant Housing Estate Japanese Occupation 
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  • Chiew Seen Kong
  • A. Mani

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