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

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  • London ; New York : Routledge 2002
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xviii, 270 p. ; 25 cm.
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  • 9780203471807
  • 0415246520
  • 0415246539
  • 9780415246521
  • 9780415246538
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-257) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. Abingdon : Taylor & Francis, 2013.
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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  • A comprehensive overview of politics in Singapore since self-governance. The authors examine how this tiny island has developed into a global financial centre and an economic and social success under the leadership of the People's Action Party which has ruled continuously since 1959. The authors explore the nature of the Singaporean government, as well as major issues such as ethnicity, human rights and the development of civil society.

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

Author
Published
  • London ; New York : Routledge 2002
Physical description
xviii, 270 p.
ISBN
  • 0415246520
  • 0415246539
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-257) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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  • http://libanswers.liverpool.ac.uk/faq/182315
Genre
  • Bibliography
Language
  • English
Related Internet Resources

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