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Asian Survey (2024)
Published: 30 April 2024
...Wendy Leutert Since the late 1970s, Singapore has been an important policy reference for China. Some Chinese policymakers viewed Temasek, its government holding company, as a model for state asset management. They studied Singapore’s approach, but ultimately chose a different institutional design...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (5): 920–941.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Danita Catherine Burke; André Saramago Singapore is expert at using education as a means of projecting soft power internationally. For years, it has offered free and subsidized education opportunities in Southeast Asia, and now, with its interests in the Arctic, it is offering education...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (4): 641–664.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba; Chien-Kai Chen Regime type—from authoritarian to democratic—is an important factor in determining the politics of aging and can explain why Singapore has embraced a “Confucian welfare state” model that emphasizes society’s responsibility, while Taiwan has gone from a similar...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 187–193.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Siow Yue Chia Singapore entered 2016 with post–Lee Kuan Yew era political stability but buffeted by external headwinds that severely dampened its economic growth performance. Ever forward-looking, the island nation planned for its future political succession and its economic future to take...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (5): 859–878.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Meredith L. Weiss; Hoe-Yeong Loke; Luenne Angela Choa The People’s Action Party’s unexpectedly strong win in Singapore’s September 2015 general election illuminates the dynamics of opposition under electoral authoritarianism. The conduct and outcome of the election raise questions not just of why...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (4): 725–748.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Stephan Ortmann By-elections in Singapore have played a different role depending on whether the country can be characterized as a hegemonic or competitive authoritarian regime. During the former, the ruling party was able to instrumentalize by-elections for leadership renewal and enhance its power...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (4): 749–772.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Elvin Ong; Mou Hui Tim We introduce the concept of a “credibility gap” to explain why the Workers’ Party has been more successful than other opposition political parties in recent elections in Singapore. We argue that opposition parties need to overcome a credible commitment problem...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (6): 1182–1204.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Walid Jumblatt Abdullah This paper investigates the nature of secularism practiced by the Singapore state, focusing on the two main Islamic organizations, MUIS and Pergas. I postulate that the state uses “muscular” and “calibrated” secularism to manage them, and co-opts them either formally...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (5): 979–1004.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Ying-Kit Chan This article, a preliminary observation of the kopitiam (coffee shop) in Singapore, argues that the informal and seemingly apolitical kopitiam has engendered a form of political resistance that we have often failed to see. Using a case study, the article examines how local practices...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (4): 734–753.
Published: 01 August 2012
... for permis- sion to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: AS.2012.52.4.734. 734 NormaN Vasu Governance through Difference in singapore Corporatism s Composition, Characteristics...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (6): 1156–1171.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Hussin Mutalib This article addresses two areas that have received little attention in discussions about Singapore's Malay dilemma: (1) the numerous and persistent Malay public seminars and conventions calling attention to their plight, and (2) the government's similarly persistent resistance...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (6): 1135–1161.
Published: 01 November 2010
... in Singapore, comparing and contrasting their development trajectories. © 2010 By the Regents of the University of California Malay renewal village Kuala Lumpur Singapore SHARIFAH MARIAM ALHABSHI Urban Renewal of Traditional Settlements in Singapore and Malaysia The Cases of Geylang Serai...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (3): 569–590.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Senia Febrica This article explains the variable success after the September 11, 2001, attacks of the securitization of terrorism in two ASEAN member states, Singapore and Indonesia. The two countries are selected because of the differences in their government characteristics and their domestic...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 206–212.
Published: 01 February 2007
... on the marginalization of ethnic Chinese in neighboring countries caused offense, particularly in Malaysia. © 2007 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2007 Singapore general election Lee Kuan Yew Temasek ethnic Chinese SINGAPORE IN 2006 An Irritating and Irritated ASEAN...