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​SSS in the News | Bringing inequality to forefront of discussions

Published on: 16-Dec-2018

The Straits Times, page A10

In 2013, Assoc Prof Teo You Yenn, head of sociology at NTU, began a study to better understand the lives of people who live in HDB rental flats. After speaking to more than 200 people in their homes about their experiences, she published This Is What Inequality Looks Like, a book of essays drawn from her ethnographic research. The book became one of the best-selling local books this year, with 20,000 copies sold so far. It has helped propel inequality to the forefront of political discussions.

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