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Singapore politics under the People's Action Party

Author: Diane K Mauzy; R S Milne
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this overview of politics in Singapore since self-governance, the authors explore the nature of the Singaporean government, its history, as well as major issues such as ethnicity, human rights and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane K Mauzy; R S Milne
ISBN: 0415246520 9780415246521 0415246539 9780415246538
OCLC Number: 471756528
Description: 270 p.
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 10. Authoritarian aspects of PAP rule 11. Elections, Electoral Innovation, and the Opposition 12. The Growth of Civil Society 13. Deterence and Diplomacy 14. Singapore in the Future
Responsibility: Diane Mauzy and R.S. Milne

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