The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore’s Developmental State

  title={The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore’s Developmental State},
  journal={The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore’s Developmental State},
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore’s Developmental State

A History of Heat Health Management Policies in the Singapore Military

Our paper, which is the first historical study about heat injuries in Singapore, seeks to situate the Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF) history of heat stress management policies within the national

Reproduction, discipline, inequality: Critiquing East-Asian developmentalism through a strategic-relational examination of Singapore’s Central Provident Fund

The five ‘developmentalist’ welfare states of East Asia (South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan) have been presented as successful projects of economic progress, positively aligning

The Paradoxes of “Vernacularised” Liberalism in Southeast Asia

  • M. Thompson
  • Political Science, Sociology
    Asian Studies Review
  • 2021
ABSTRACT In response to “indigenous” justifications of illiberalism (e.g., “Asian values”) and the cronyism of electoral authoritarian regimes in Southeast Asia, some pro-democracy activists

Neoliberal Governmentality and Low-Wage Migrant Labour in India and Singapore

  • M. Dutta
  • Sociology
    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
  • Sociology
    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.

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

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


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...

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