Singapore politics under the People's Action Party / Diane K. Mauzy and R.S. Milne.

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Published
  • London ; New York : Routledge 2002
Physical description
xviii, 270 pages ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0415246520
  • 9780415246521
  • 0415246539
  • 9780415246538
Local notes
  • Online version licensed for access by U. of T. users.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-257) and index.
  • English.
Contents
  • 1. What is remarkable about Singapore? -- 2. How Singapore became independent: Lee Kuan Yew and the People's Action Party (PAP) -- 3. Locations of power: the state and the government -- 4. The People's Action Party: the structure and operation of a dominant party -- 5. Ideology of the leaders and for the populace -- 6. Economic policy for an independent Singapore -- 7. Supplying social services to the people -- 8. The dictates of ethnicity: language policy, education, and self-help -- 9. The successors: leadership trends in the PAP -- the search for top talent -- 10. Authoritarian aspects of PAP rule -- 11. Elections, electoral innovations, and the Opposition -- 12. The growth of civil society -- 13. Deterrence and diplomacy -- 14. Singapore in the future.
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  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1009/2002068064-b.html
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0650/2002068064-d.html
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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