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Title The limits of authoritarian governance in Singapore's developmental state / Lily Zubaidah Rahim, Michael D. Barr, editors
Imprint Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, imprint is published by Springer Nature, [2019]
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 人文社會聯圖  JQ1063.A58 L73 2019    AVAILABLE    30650020091910
Descript xxiii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
1. Introduction: Authoritarian Governance in Singapores Developmental State -- 2. Singapore and the Lineages of Authoritarian Modernity in East Asia -- 3. Independence: The Further Stage of Colonialism in Singapore -- 4. Albert Winsemius and the Transnational Origins of High Modernist Governance in Singapore -- 5. Social Policy Reform and Rigidity in Singapores Authoritarian Developmental State -- 6. New Politics and Old Managerialism: Welcome to the New Normal -- 7. Intra-Party Dynamics in the Peoples Action Party: Party Structure, Continuity and Hegemony -- 8. The Growing Challenge of Pluralism and Political Activism: Shifts in the Hegemonic Discourse in Singapore -- 9. PAP Vulnerability and the Singapore Governance Model: Findings from the Asian Barometer Survey / Bridget Welsh and Alex H. Chang -- 10. Aligning Media Policy with Executive Dominance -- 11. Pragmatic Competence and Communication Governance in Singapore -- 12. Legislating Dominance: Parliament and the Making of Singapores Governance Model -- 13. Governing Authoritarian Law: Law as Security -- 14. Conclusion: Democratising Singapores Developmental State
"This book delves into the limitations of Singapores authoritarian governance model. In doing so, the relevance of the Singapore governance model for other industrialising economies is systematically examined. Research in this book examines the challenges for an integrated governance model that has proven durable over four to five decades. The editors argue that established socio-political and economic formulae are now facing unprecedented challenges. Structural pressures associated with Singapores particular locus within globalised capitalism have fostered heightened social and material inequalities, compounded by the ruling partys ideological resistance to substantive redistribution. As 'growth with equity becomes more elusive, the rationale for power by a ruling party dominated by technocratic elite and state institutions crafted and controlled by the ruling party and its bureaucratic allies is open to more critical scrutiny"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Singapore -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Economic development -- Singapore
Singapore -- Foreign economic relations
83.00 economics: general. (NL-LeOCL)077606981 bcl
Economic development. fast (OCoLC)fst00901785
International economic relations. fast (OCoLC)fst00976891
Politics and government. fast (OCoLC)fst01919741
Singapore. fast (OCoLC)fst01205288
Since 1990 fast
Australian
Alt Author Rahim, Lily Zubaidah, 1960- editor
Barr, Michael D., editor
Chang, Alex Chuan-Hsien. PAP Vulnerability and the Singapore governance model : findings from the Asian barometer survey
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