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Research Outputs 2001 2020

2020

Middling Tamil migrants in Singapore and the translocal village

Velayutham, S., 2020, Routledge handbook of Indian transnationalism. Sahoo, A. K. & Purkayastha, B. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 227-237 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Tamil
social budget
Singapore
migrant
village
2019

Humour at work: conviviality through language play in Singapore's multicultural workplaces

Wise, A. & Velayutham, S., 21 May 2019, In : Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

humor
Singapore
workplace
language
worker
2018

Everyday inter-ethnic tensions and discomfort in a culturally diverse Australian workplace

Nguyen, T. & Velayutham, S., 2 Nov 2018, In : Social Identities. 24, 6, p. 779-794 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

workplace
cultural difference
interaction
employment service
worker

Pushing casual sport to the margins threatens cities' social cohesion

Wise, A., Parry, K. D., Aquino, K., Neal, S. & Velayutham, S., 30 Apr 2018, The Conversation. Academic rigour, journalistic flair.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
File

Street-level discretion, emotional labour and welfare frontline staff at the Australian employment service providers

Nguyen, T. & Velayutham, S., Jun 2018, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 53, 2, p. 158-172 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

employment service
service provider
welfare
labor
staff
2017

"Feels so foreign in my own homeland": xenophobia and national identity in Singapore

Velayutham, S., 2017, Precarious belongings: affect and nationalism in Asia. Wang, C. & Goh, D. P. S. (eds.). London ; New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, p. 153-168 16 p. (Asian Cultural Studies: transnational and dialogic approaches).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Le monde du cinéma tamoul

Velayutham, S., Jan 2017, La nouvelle revue de l'Inde: le Tamil Nadu. Paris: L'Harmattan, Vol. 12. p. 90-91 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introductionResearchpeer-review

Negotiating difference and cultural minoritization: Chinese migrant workers in Singapore's Little India

Velayutham, S., 2017, Visuality, emotions and minority culture: feeling ethnic. Nguyet Erni, J. (ed.). Springer, Springer Nature, p. 45-55 10 p. (Humanities in Asia; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

migrant worker
Singapore
temporary employment
migration
India

Races without racism? everyday race relations in Singapore

Velayutham, S., 2017, In : Identities. 24, 4, p. 455-473 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

racism
Singapore
provocation
political ideology
social media

Transnational affect and emotion in migration research

Wise, A. & Velayutham, S., 2017, In : International journal of sociology. 47, 2, p. 116-130 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

migration research
social field
emotion
sociality
shame
2014

Conviviality in everyday multiculturalism: some brief comparisons between Singapore and Sydney

Wise, A. & Velayutham, S., 2014, In : European Journal of Cultural Studies. 17, 4, p. 406-430 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

multicultural society
Singapore
interaction pattern
interconnection
coexistence
2013

Precarious experiences of Indians in Australia on 457 temporary work visas

Velayutham, S., Sep 2013, In : Economic and Labour Relations Review. 24, 3, p. 340-361 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Temporary work
Migrants
Skilled migration
India
Qualitative study
2012

Cinema in motion: tracking Tamil cinema's assemblage

Devadas, V. & Velayutham, S., 2012, Travels of Bollywood Cinema: from Bombay to LA. Roy, A. G. & Huat, C. B. (eds.). New Delhi; Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 164-182 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Cinema
Assemblages
Sociality
Conceptualization
Ideology

Imagining Eelam Tamils in Tamil cinema

Ranganathan, M. & Velayutham, S., 2012, In : Continuum. 26, 6, p. 871-881 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tamil
cinema
Imagining
Cinema
market

Moral economies of a translocal village

Velayutham, S. & Wise, A., 2012, Indian diaspora and transnationalism. Sahoo, A. K., Baas, M. & Faist, T. (eds.). New Delhi: Rawat Publications, p. 144-165 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

2010

Everyday multiculturalism in the workplace: negotiating difference in a metropolitan university

Wise, A., Velayutham, S. & Vogl, G., 2010, The Australian Sociological Association Annual Conference 2010: Social Causes, Private Lives. Sydney: The Australian Sociological Association, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
multicultural society
workplace
university
working-day world
cultural difference

Hinduism and film: Tamil cinema

Devadas, V. & Velayutham, S., 2010, Brill's encyclopedia of Hinduism. Jacobsen, K. A., Basu, H., Malinar, A. & Narayanan, V. (eds.). Leiden ; Boston: Brill, Vol. 2. p. 651-658 8 p. (Handbook of oriental studies. Section two, India; vol. 22/1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

2009

Dissent and cultural resistance in Asia's cities

Butcher, M. (ed.) & Velayutham, S. (ed.), 19 Mar 2009, London; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 207 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearchpeer-review

ghetto
gentrification
social conflict
Social Movements
urban development

Everyday multiculturalism

Wise, A. (ed.) & Velayutham, S. (ed.), 16 Jul 2009, Basingstoke, UK, New York, USA: Palgrave Macmillan. 282 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearchpeer-review

multicultural society
everyday experience
cultural difference
everyday life
interaction

Everyday racism in Singapore

Velayutham, S., 16 Jul 2009, Everyday Multiculturalism. Wise, A. & Velayutham, S. (eds.). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 255-273 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Introduction: Cultures of resistance in Asia's transforming cities

Butcher, M. & Velayutham, S., 19 Mar 2009, Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia's Cities. Butcher, M. & Velayutham, S. (eds.). Milton Park, Abingdon: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introductionResearchpeer-review

Introduction: Multiculturalism and everyday life

Wise, A. & Velayutham, S., 16 Jul 2009, Everyday multiculturalism. Wise, A. & Velayutham, S. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introductionResearchpeer-review

'Talking cock': Everyday dissent through complaint and humour in Singapore

Velayutham, S., 2009, Dissent and cultural resistance in Asia's cities. Butcher, M. & Velayutham, S. (eds.). London; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 92-109 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

2008

Encounters with 'India': (Ethno)-nationalism in Tamil cinema

Devadas, V. & Velayutham, S., 2008, Tamil Cinema: The cultural politics of India's other film industry. Velayutham, S. (ed.). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 154-171 18 p. (Routledge Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Introduction: The cultural history and politics of South Indian Tamil cinema

Velayutham, S., 2008, Tamil Cinema : The cultural politics of India's other film industry. Velayutham, S. (ed.). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 1-15 15 p. (Routledge Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introductionResearchpeer-review

Second-generation Tamils and cross-cultural marriage: Managing the translocal village in a moment of cultural rupture

Wise, A. & Velayutham, S., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 34, 1, p. 113-131 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tamil
marriage
rupture
village
religious behavior

Tamil Cinema: the cultural politics of India's other film industry

Velayutham, S. (ed.), 2008, London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 218 p. (Routledge Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia; vol. 14)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearchpeer-review

film industry
Tamil
cinema
India
politics

The diaspora and the global circulation of Tamil cinema

Velayutham, S., 2008, Tamil Cinema : The cultural politics of India's other film industry. Velayutham, S. (ed.). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 172-188 17 p. (Routledge Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

2007

Everyday racism in Singapore

Velayutham, S., 2007, Proceedings of the Everyday Multiculturalism Conference of the CRSI. Velayutham, S., Wise, A. & a (eds.). North Ryde, NSW: Centre for Research on Social Inclusion, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

racism
Singapore
community
experience
Indonesia

Responding to globalization: nation, culture and identity in Singapore

Velayutham, S., 2007, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 239 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Singapore
nation state
globalization
national identity
economic success
2006

Beyond Bollywood: India's Tamil film industry

Velayutham, S., 2006, In : TAASA review : the journal of the Asian Arts Society of Australia. 15, 1, p. 21 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

Goddesses in Tamil cinema

Velayutham, S. & Ram, K., 2006

Research output: Non-traditional research outputDigital or Visual productsResearch

Short Film
Energy
Goddess
Art
Cinema

Popular scholarship

Wise, A. & Velayutham, S., 2 Aug 2006, The Australian.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

education
2005

Moral economies of a translocal village: Obligation and shame among South Indian transnational migrants

Velayutham, S. & Wise, A., Jan 2005, In : Global Networks. 5, 1, p. 27-47 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

shame
obligation
village
migrant
economy
2004

Affect, materiality, and the gift of social life in Singapore

Velayutham, S., 2004, In : Sojourn. 19, 1, p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

gift
national identity
Singapore
obligation
mail survey
2003

Home/hotel: managing the challenge of globalisation

Velayutham, S., 2003, Cultural citizenship: challenges of globalisation : proceedings of the International Conference on Cultural Citizenship : Challenges of Globalisation, 5-8 December, 2002. Kerr, L. (ed.). Geelong, VIC: Deakin University, p. 200-204 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

2001

Dancing with Ga(y)nesh: the politics of multicultural appropriation in Australia

Velayutham, S. & Wise, A., 2001, In : Postcolonial Studies. 4, 2, p. 143-160 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review