socialservice.sg

By Jin Yao Kwan

socialservice.sg is a website, podcast, and newsletter dedicated to social service research, practice, and policies in Singapore. It is run by Jin Yao Kwan. Cover art photo by Ng Shi Wen (https://www.photorikiki.com/hard-at-work).

  1. 1.
    Burnout and self-care experiences of two young Singaporean social workers
    27:52
  2. 2.
    Intersectional climate justice, climate change and its unequal effects, and aspirations for a low-carbon Singapore
    28:03
  3. 3.
    Contested framings of climate change and climate governance in Singapore: PhD student Belicia Teo
    22:30
  4. 4.
    Scarcity, the bandwidth tax, and the effect of debt reduction in low-income Singaporean households: Dr. Ong Qiyan
    20:45
  5. 5.
    A survey for youths in Singapore, on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
    1:18
  6. 6.
    On homelessness and housing insecurity, income insecurity and minimum income standard, and bridging research, practice, and policy: Dr. Ng Kok Hoe
    38:49
  7. 7.
    Students for a Safer NUS: Centring survivors, centring the community, and centring the margins
    27:50
  8. 8.
    OpenJio and the challenge of sustaining youth volunteerism and interest in social causes
    19:38
  1. 9.
    Mental health at the Singaporean workplace
    23:22
  2. 10.
    "The hunger report": Singapore's first nationally representative food insecurity study
    27:54
  3. 11.
    “Mind the Chasm”: The pandemic’s devastatingly uneven impact and the insecurities of low-income families across multiple, intersecting dimensions
    43:48
  4. 12.
    Macro inequality and mobility trends, felt inequality, and the case for a healthy degree of equality of outcomes: PhD candidate Nathan Peng Li
    27:59
  5. 13.
    The Birthday Collective: Going beyond the essay-writing crowd and holding conversational space upon uncommon ground
    26:40
  6. 14.
    The history of the making of youth - and the history of the present - in youth-conscious, youth-centred Singapore: PhD candidate Edgar Liao
    38:18
  7. 15.
    “Hard at Work: Life in Singapore”: Prof. Gerard Sasges on the book’s conceptualisation and the power of interviewing and stories
    28:18
  8. 16.
    AWARE’s “Saga” podcast: Conceptualisation, production, and challenges
    32:34
  9. 17.
    SchemesSG: A searchable, indexable directory of aid and assistance schemes in Singapore
    26:54
  10. 18.
    On the researcher’s privileged position, community partnerships, data and research advocacy: Postdoctoral fellow Rayner Tan
    25:21
  11. 19.
    Gift for Good: Galvanising in-kind donations and completing wishes in Singapore
    19:31
  12. 20.
    "PAP v PAP": Cherian George and Donald Low on balancing elite governance and democratic deliberation in Singapore
    42:48
  13. 21.
    "GE2020: Fair or Foul?": Bertha Henson on levelling the electoral playing field
    24:52
  14. 22.
    BeTheWire: Bridging the digital divide for persons of all abilities
    16:40
  15. 23.
    NUS Developer Student Club: #TechForGood within and beyond the university
    16:19
  16. 24.
    COV-AID: NUS law students seek to make legal complexity, simple
    20:53
  17. 25.
    The minimum wage, the Progressive Wage Model, and low-wage labour in Singapore (A conversation with Prof. Linda Lim)
    36:34
  18. 26.
    Five takeaways from #GE2020, in five minutes and five words: Mandate, leader, consolidation, COVID-19, weathering
    6:12
  19. 27.
    #GE2020 Silver Linings in a Post-GE2020 Singapore (Day 09)
    5:56
  20. 28.
    #GE2020 “It's a damp squib”: An assessment of the GE2020 campaign (Veteran journalist Bertha Henson)
    19:04
  21. 29.
    #GE2020 The Sengkang Spotlight (Day 08): Sengkang GRC as a microcosm of GE2020
    5:45
  22. 30.
    #GE2020 The Issues, Please? (Day 07): Two days to get the campaign back on substantive track; the ruling party campaigns for a mandate
    4:42
  23. 31.
    #GE2020 Raising awareness of LGBTQ+ issues in Singapore (Heckin’ Unicorn’s Teo Yu Sheng)
    19:49
  24. 32.
    #GE2020 The national view from Aljunied GRC (Royston Long)
    15:00
  25. 33.
    #GE2020 A mid-campaign report card of the opposition parties (Researchers Loke Hoe-Yeong and Dr. Elvin Ong)
    40:49
  26. 34.
    #GE2020 Raising socio-political literacy and civic engagement in Singapore (CAPE’s Huang Runchen and Joel Yew)
    18:19
  27. 35.
    #GE2020 #IStandWithRaeesah (Day 06): WP’s Raeesah Khan in the news; Pofma, again; coronavirus still in the community
    5:16
  28. 36.
    #GE2020 A brief sketch of social welfare policies and discourse between GE2015 and GE2020
    14:17
  29. 37.
    #GE2020 The Pofma Election (Day 05): Pofma correction directions; youthful glimmers of hope
    4:28
  30. 38.
    #GE2020 On lowering the voting age and the “Singapore Votes” initiative (Nigel Li)
    17:16
  31. 39.
    #GE2020 The national view from Holland-Bukit Timah GRC (Klinsen Soh)
    17:31
  32. 40.
    #GE2020 Evaluating the parties through a design perspective (Muhammad Al-Hakim bin Dasuki)
    25:56
  33. 41.
    #GE2020 Nomination Day, the debate, and mid-campaign impressions (Dhevarajan Devadas and Mohamed Salihin Subhan)
    35:57
  34. 42.
    #GE2020 Still a Pandemic Election (Day 04): The pandemic in the background, the NCMP scheme, and the 10-million-dollar question
    4:37
  35. 43.
    #GE2020 Following the elections as a young environmentalist (Woo Qiyun)
    16:35
  36. 44.
    #GE2020 Volunteering with the political parties (Clarence Ching and Joel Sherard Chow)
    33:05
  37. 45.
    #GE2020 A Muted, Rally-Less Campaign (Day 03): Bland party political broadcasts, lack of physical rallies are hurting opposition parties
    4:50
  38. 46.
    #GE2020 Debates Day (Day 02): Your preferred party won the English TV debate; the PAP swept the Mandarin debate
    4:48
  39. 47.
    #GE2020 Nomination Day (Day 01): East and West Coast plans and the main campaign issues of GE2020
    5:23
  40. 48.
    #20 - On opposition “unity”, party credibility, and electoral strategies (A conversation with researchers Loke Hoe-Yeong and Dr. Elvin Ong)
    50:50
  41. 49.
    #19 - The historical roots of electioneering and campaigning in Singapore
    33:23
  42. 50.
    #18 - “Beyond COVID19: The future of social services for low-income youths and families”
    58:28

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