The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore's Developmental State

  title={The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore's Developmental State},
  • Published 2019
Neoliberal Governmentality and Low-Wage Migrant Labour in India and Singapore
  • M. Dutta
  • Journal of Creative Communications
  • 2021
Drawing on a digital ethnography and in-depth interviews conducted with low-wage migrant workers in hyper-precarious working conditions amidst ongoing neoliberal transformations in India and
Singapore’s Extreme Neoliberalism and the COVID Outbreak: Culturally Centering Voices of Low-Wage Migrant Workers
  • M. Dutta
  • Medicine
    The American Behavioral Scientist
  • 2021
This work attends to the exploitative conditions of migrant work that constitute the COVID-19 outbreak in the dormitories housing low- Wage male Bangladeshi migrant workers in Singapore.
From Folk Musicians to Popular Icons: The Resilient Uṟumi Mēḷam Tamil Folk Drumming Ensemble in Singapore
Abstract:This article discusses the concept of resilience within the context of Singaporean uṟumi mēḷam groups. I begin by providing a brief historical background about the construction of social and
Minimal Factionalism in Singapore’s People’s Action Party
Singapore’s People’s Action Party (PAP) is one of the longest ruling parties in the world. The PAP’s ability to avoid overt factionalism over the years is exceptional, especially compared to the
Negotiating the (im)mobility of domestic work: Communicative erasures, disrupted embodiments, and neoliberal Asia
ABSTRACT Multiple communicative erasures are embedded in the labor practices of migrant domestic work. The parallel experiences of South Asian workers laboring in Noida (India) and Singapore as
This article argues that Singapore, courtesy of its strong state capacity and long-standing connections with China, has promoted effective polices and coordinated mutually reinforcing institutional...
Unsafety and Unions in Singapore’s state-led industrialization, 1965–1994
ABSTRACT Industrial hazards are a neglected part of the history of Singapore’s successful industrialization since independence in 1965. Our paper investigates risk in the competitive shipbuilding and