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Authoritarian rule of law : legislation, discourse, and legitimacy in Singapore

Author: Jothie Rajah
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge studies in law and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents an analysis of authoritarian legalism, showing how prosperity, public discourse, and a rigorous observance of legal procedure enable a reconfigured rule of law - liberal form but  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jothie Rajah
ISBN: 9781107012417 1107012414 9781107634169 1107634164
OCLC Number: 748328273
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Melbourne, Melbourne Law School, 2010, issued under the title Legislating illiberalism.
Description: xviii, 343 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Law, illiberalism and the Singapore case --
Law as discourse : theoretical and definitional parameters --
Punishing bodies, securing the nation : 1966 Vandalism Act --
Policing the press : the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act --
Policing lawyers : constraining citizenship : Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 1986 --
Policing religion : Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act --
Entrenching illiberalism : the 2009 Public Order Act --
Legislation, illiberalism and legitimacy.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in law and society.
Responsibility: Jothie Rajah.

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