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Understanding Singaporeans

Values, Lifestyles, Aspirations And Consumption Behaviors

by Kau Ah Keng

  • 177 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by World Scientific Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social values,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology,
  • Singapore,
  • Lifestyles,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • National characteristics, Sing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAh Keng Kau (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9196510M
    ISBN 109812387307
    ISBN 109789812387301

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