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A Sense of History:
a select bibliography on the history of Singapore

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Singapore, 1965-: Independence & Nation-Building 
Demography & Population


Arumainathan, P.  Census of population, 1970, Singapore: interim release. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 1970. 78 leaves. [HA1801 SSC 1970 I]

Arumainathan, P.  Report on the census of population 1970, Singapore. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 1973. 2 vols. [HA1801 SSC 1970]

Census of population 1990: advance data release. Singapore: SNP Publishers, 1991. 71p. [HA1801 Scc 1990]

Chan, Angelique. Singapore's changing age structure and the policy implications for financial security, employment, living arrangements and health care. Singapore: Asian Metacentre For Population And Sustainable Analysis, 2001. iv, 27p. [HB3633 Amc 3]

Chang, Chen Tung . The changing socio-demographic profile. IN Hassan, Riaz, ed. Singapore: society in transition. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1976. Pp. 271-289. [HN770.2 Has]

Chang, Chen Tung. Factors influencing the declining birth rate in Singapore. Malayan Economic Review, 15(1): Apr. 1970. [HC497.1 MER]

Chang, Chen Tung . Fertility transition in Singapore. Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1974. 229p. [HB1070.12 Cha]

Chang, Chen Tung ; Ong, Jin Hui  & Chen, Peter S. J.  Culture and fertility: the case of Singapore. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1980. 95p. [HB1070.12 Cha]

Chen, Peter S. J.  & Fawcett, James T. , eds. Public policy and population change in Singapore. New York: Population Council, 1979. 275p. [HB3660.2 Che]

Cheng, Lim Keak . Geographic analysis of the Singapore population. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 1995. 111p. [HB3660.2 Cpm 1990 5]

Cheung, Paul.  Beyond demographic transition: industrialiszation and population change in Singapore. Asia-Pacific Population Journal, 4(1):35-48, 1988. [HB3635 APP]

Cheung, Paul . Needs and challenges of new demography. IN Low, L., ed. Singapore: towards a developed status. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. 194-209. [DS599.63 Sto]

Chiang, Tao Chang . A computer atlas of the population of Singapore 1980. Singapore: South Seas Society, 1990. 116 leaves. [HA1806 Chi]

Chiang, Tao Chang . Population of Singapore, 1970: a census atlas. Singapore: South Seas Society , 1983. 122 leaves. [HA1801 SCC 1970]

 Drakakis-Smith, David , et al. Singapore: reversing the demographic transition to meet labour needs. Scottish Geographical Magazine, 109(3):152-163, 1993. [G1 SGM]

Fawcett, James T.  & Khoo, Siew Ean . Singapore: rapid fertility transition in a compact society. Population and Development Review, 6(4):549-579, 1980. [HB881 PDR]

Graham, E.  Singapore in the 1990s: can population policies reverse the demographic transition. Applied Geography, 15(3):219-232, 1995. [G1 APG]

Humphrey, John W.  Geographic analysis of Singapore's population. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 1986. 195p. [HB3660.2 Cms 5]

Khoo, Chian Kim . Census of population 1980 Singapore: release. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 1981. 9 vols. [HA1801 SCC 1980]

Lau, Kak En . Singapore census of population 1990. Singapore: SNP Publishers for Census of Population Office, Dept. of Statistics, 1992-1994. 6 vols. [HA1801 Scc 1990]

Lee, Sharon M. ; Alvarez, Gabriel  & Palen, J. John . Fertility decline and pronatalist policy in Singapore. International Family Planning Perspectives, 17(2):65-69,73, 1991. [HQ763 IFP]

Lim, Lee Yen . Singapore population policies 1966-1990. 74p. Academic exercise - Dept. of Economics & Statistics, National University of Singapore, 1992. [HD30 *1992 40]

Leow, Bee Geok . Census of population 2000. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 2001. 1. Demographic characteristics - 2. Education, language and religion - 3. Economic characteristics - 4. Geographic distribution and travel - 5. Households and housing. [HA1801 Scc 2000]

Leow, Bee Geok . Census of population 2000: advance data release. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 2001. xix, 208p. [HA1801 Scc 2000]

Low, Linda . Migration and Singapore: implications for the Asia Pacific. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 3(2/3):251-263, 1994. [JV8490 APM]

Merrill, Robert S.  Planners, householders and fertility reduction. Studies in Third World Societies, 25:65-71, June 1983. [PERIND Reprint]

Ratnam, S. S.  Population control: “a decade of independence”. IN Ng, Charles & Menon, T. P. B., eds. Singapore: a decade of independence. Singapore: Alumni International Singapore, 1975. Pp. 69-76. [DS599.7 Ng]

Saw, Swee Hock . Changes in the fertility policy of Singapore. Singapore: Times Academic Press for the Institute of Policy Studies, 1990. 73p. [H97 Ipso 2]

Saw, Swee Hock . Demographic trends in Singapore. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 1981. 75p. [HB3660.2 Saw]

Saw, Swee Hock . The development of population control in Singapore. Contemporary Southeast Asia, 1(4):348-366, 1980. [DS501 CSA]

Saw, Swee Hock . Population control for zero growth in Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1980. 231p. [HB3660.2 Saw]

Saw, Swee Hock.  Singapore: new population policies for more balanced procreation. Contemporary Southeast Asia, 7(2):92-101, 1985. [DS501 CSA]

Shantakumar, G.  The aged population of Singapore. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 1994. 212p. [HB3660.2 Cpm 1990 1]

Shantakumar, G. The demography of Singapore: a selective survey of scholarly literature. IN Kapur, Basant K., ed. Singapore studies: critical surveys of the humanities and social sciences. Singapore: Singapore University Press for Centre of Advanced Studies, National University of Singapore, 1986. Pp. 243-302. [DS599.2 Sis]

Shantakumar, G.  The present demographic profile of Singapore and its economic and social implications. 212p. Thesis (M.Soc.Sci.) - Dept. of Economics and Statistics, University of Singapore, 1973. [HD30 *1973 40]

Singapore. Ministry of National Development . Singapore sample household survey. Singapore: Govt. Print. Off., 1967-1970. 2 vols. Vol. 1. Tables relating to population and housing, compiled by You Poh Seng and others. - Vol. 2. Administrative report by R. Daroesman. [HA1801 Sml]

Sullivan, Gerard  & Gunasekaran, S.  Motivations of migrants from Singapore to Australia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1994. 88p. [DS501 Frs 28]

Tan, Lee Wah . Changes in the distribution of population of Singapore, 1957-1970. Journal of Tropical Geography, 40:53-62, 1975. [G38 JTG]

Tan, Swee Lian . Singapore's new population policy. 64p. Academic exercise - Dept. of Economics & Statistics, National University of Singapore, 1988. [HD30 *1988 44]

Teo, Peggy . Population planning and change in Singapore. Population and Environment, 16(3): 237-251, 1995. [HB848 PEN]

Teo, Peggy  & Yeoh, Brenda S. A.  Interweaving the public and the private: women’s responses to population policy shifts in Singapore. International Journal of Population Geography, 5(2):79-96, Mar.-Apr. 1999. [HB1951 IJP]

Trends in Singapore resident population 1990-2000. Singapore: Dept. of Statistics, 2001. 50p. [HA1801 Tre]

Yap, Mui Teng . Brain drain or links to the world: views on emigrants from Singapore. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 3(2/3):411-429, 1994. [JV8490 APM]

Yap, Mui Teng . On babies, foreign talent and older people. Southeast Asian Affairs: 310-322, 2001. [DS501 SAA]

Yap, Mui Teng . The Singapore state's response to migration. Sojourn, 14(1):198-211, 1999. [HN763.5 SSA]

Yap, Mui Teng . Singaporeans overseas: a study of emigrants in Australia and Canada. Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies, 1991. 70p. [JV8515.12 Yap]

Yeh, Stephen H. K.  Housing and Development Board sample household survey. Singapore: Economic Research Centre, University of Singapore & Housing and Development Board of Singapore, 1969. 5 vols. in 3. Vol. 1. Preliminary tables on social and economic structure of the household - Vols. 2-3. Preliminary tables on present living conditions - Vol. 4. Preliminary tables on present living conditions, and, residential mobility - Vol. 5. Preliminary tables on comparison of living conditions in public housing units with post living conditions. [HA1806 Yeh]

You, Poh Seng . The population of Singapore 1966. Malayan Economic Review, 12(2):59-96, 1967. [HC497.1 MER]


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