Singapore changes guard: social, political and economic directions in the 1990s
Twelve essays which examine Singapore's transformation since independence in 1965 and discuss the need for policymakers to reassess the objectives and strategies of the developmental process for the future. The book takes an interdisciplinary approach to its survey of change and analysis issues such as the emergence of the middle class and the economic role of the state. Part one focuses on politics and ideology, while part two investigates the economy and society. Includes chapter references and an index. The editor is a senior lecturer in politics at Murdoch University. The 13 contributors come from both Australian and overseas academic backgrounds.
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