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Dr Terence Heng MSc PhD

Senior Lecturer Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Interacting with the dead: understanding the role and agency of spirits in assembling deathscapes (Journal article - 2020)
  2. Visual Methods in the Field: Photography for the Social Sciences (Book - 2017)
  3. An appropriation of ashes: transient aesthetic markers and spiritual place-making as performances of alternative ethnic identities (Journal article - 2015)
  4. Photographing Absence in Deathscapes (Journal article - 2018)

2020

Interacting with the dead: understanding the role and agency of spirits in assembling deathscapes (Journal article)

Heng, T. (n.d.). Interacting with the dead: understanding the role and agency of spirits in assembling deathscapes. Social & Cultural Geography, 1-24. doi:10.1080/14649365.2020.1744183

DOI: 10.1080/14649365.2020.1744183

2019

Creating Visual Essays: Narrative and Thematic Approaches (Chapter)

Heng, T. (2019). Creating Visual Essays: Narrative and Thematic Approaches. In L. Pauwels, & D. Mannay (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Visual Research Methods (pp. 617-628). London: SAGE Publications.

Precarious spaces: Visualising unofficial sacredness (Journal article)

Heng, T. (2019). Precarious spaces: Visualising unofficial sacredness. Visual Ethnography, 8(1), 62-70. doi:10.12835/ve2019.1-0122

DOI: 10.12835/ve2019.1-0122

Visualising the city (Journal article)

Heng, T., & O'Neill, J. (2019). Visualising the city. Visual Ethnography, 8(1), 6-11. doi:10.12835/ve2019.1-0118

DOI: 10.12835/ve2019.1-0118

Discipline and desire in spaces of reading (Journal article)

Loh, C. E., Heng, T., & Wan, Z. H. (2019). Discipline and desire in spaces of reading. cultural geographies, 26(3), 401-408. doi:10.1177/1474474018824085

DOI: 10.1177/1474474018824085

2018

Photographing Absence in Deathscapes (Journal article)

Heng, T. (n.d.). Photographing Absence in Deathscapes. Area. doi:10.1111/area.12514

DOI: 10.1111/area.12514

Walking Through Spiritual Neighbourhoods: A Photo Essay (Chapter)

Heng, T. (2018). Walking Through Spiritual Neighbourhoods: A Photo Essay. In Learning Cities (pp. 95-107). Springer Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-8100-2_7

DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-8100-2_7

Commentary: Cemeteries should be more than where the dead reside (Internet publication)

Heng, T. (2018). Commentary: Cemeteries should be more than where the dead reside. Retrieved from https://www.channelnewsasia.com/

2017

Commentary: Finding filial duty, spiritual charity in Hungry Ghost Festival rituals (Internet publication)

Heng, T. (2017). Commentary: Finding filial duty, spiritual charity in Hungry Ghost Festival rituals. Retrieved from https://www.channelnewsasia.com/

Commentary: Getting married in an era of consumerism (Internet publication)

Heng, T. (2017). Commentary: Getting married in an era of consumerism. Retrieved from https://www.channelnewsasia.com/

Visual Methods in the Field: Photography for the Social Sciences (Book)

Heng, T. (2017). Visual Methods in the Field: Photography for the Social Sciences. London: Routledge. Retrieved from https://books.google.com/books?id=lIapjwEACAAJ&pgis=1

2016

MAKING "UNOFFICIAL" SACRED SPACE: SPIRIT MEDIUMS AND HOUSE TEMPLES IN SINGAPORE (Journal article)

Heng, T. (2016). MAKING "UNOFFICIAL" SACRED SPACE: SPIRIT MEDIUMS AND HOUSE TEMPLES IN SINGAPORE. GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW, 106(2), 215-234. doi:10.1111/j.1931-0846.2015.12156.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1931-0846.2015.12156.x

2015

An appropriation of ashes: transient aesthetic markers and spiritual place-making as performances of alternative ethnic identities (Journal article)

Heng, T. (2015). An appropriation of ashes: transient aesthetic markers and spiritual place-making as performances of alternative ethnic identities. SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW, 63(1), 57-78. doi:10.1111/1467-954X.12235

DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12235

Diaspora after Death: A Visual Essay of Bukit Brown Cemetery in Singapore (Scholarly edition)

Heng, T., & Hui, Y. -F. (2015). Diaspora after Death: A Visual Essay of Bukit Brown Cemetery in Singapore. International Sociological Association.

Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia (Chapter)

Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315767260

DOI: 10.4324/9781315767260

2014

HUNGRY GHOSTS IN URBAN SPACES (Journal article)

Heng, T. (2014). HUNGRY GHOSTS IN URBAN SPACES. VISUAL COMMUNICATION, 13(2), 147-162. doi:10.1177/1470357213496520

DOI: 10.1177/1470357213496520

2013

THE MULTIPLE SPACES OF BUKIT BROWN (Chapter)

CHONG, T., & LIN, C. A. (2014). THE MULTIPLE SPACES OF BUKIT BROWN. In Public Space in Urban Asia (pp. 26-55). WORLD SCIENTIFIC. doi:10.1142/9789814578332_0002

DOI: 10.1142/9789814578332_0002

2012

A wedding photographer's journey through the Chinese Singaporean urban landscape (Journal article)

Heng, T. (2012). A wedding photographer's journey through the Chinese Singaporean urban landscape. CULTURAL GEOGRAPHIES, 19(2), 259-270. doi:10.1177/1474474011421102

DOI: 10.1177/1474474011421102

2011

Recent Methodological Opportunities in Online Hypermedia - a Case Study of Photojournalism in Singapore (Journal article)

Heng, T. (2011). Recent Methodological Opportunities in Online Hypermedia - a Case Study of Photojournalism in Singapore. SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH ONLINE, 16(2). doi:10.5153/sro.2381

DOI: 10.5153/sro.2381

2004

From Where I’m Standing (Book)

Heng, T. (2004). From Where I’m Standing. Singapore: Landmark Books.