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Learning in neoliberal times: Private degree students and the politics of value coding in Singapore

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Drawing on fieldwork carried out between 2013 and 2014 in Singapore, I offer a case study of how students are shaped by and pushing back against neoliberal discourses, by focusing on the ethnographic context of a local private education institute. Drawing on theorizations around the corporeal politics of value, this article examines the actual production of neoliberal subjectivities in light of a new rhetoric around the ‘learning citizen’ in the globalising city-state. I demonstrate how priva...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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Name:
St Peter’s College, Oxford
Grant:
Diggle Award
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
Environment and Planning A More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
2
Pages:
292-308
Publication date:
2015-11-03
Acceptance date:
2015-11-03
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EISSN:
1472-3409
ISSN:
0308-518X
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uuid:f5d06ec5-79ce-4c0e-8e2e-c4725608fe09
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2016-01-13

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