From Third World to First World: Law and Policy in Singapore’s Urban Transformation & Integration

@article{Tan2020FromTW,
  title={From Third World to First World: Law and Policy in Singapore’s Urban Transformation & Integration},
  author={E. Tan},
  journal={Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences},
  year={2020},
  volume={2},
  pages={96 - 114}
}
  • E. Tan
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences
Abstract The physical transformation of a colonial backwater city, Singapore, in one generation has been described as a feat of urban planning, renewal, and development. Less studied is the political will of the government to create a thriving city fit for purpose. Even less studied is the role of law that provides the powerful levers for the rapid and deep-seated changes to the urban landscape in Singapore. In this regard, the mindset shift that accompanied the massive urban transformation has… Expand

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