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Asian Values and the Constitutional Order of Contemporary Singapore


Jones, DM, Asian Values and the Constitutional Order of Contemporary Singapore, Constitutional Political Economy, 8, (4) pp. 283-300. ISSN 1043-4062 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1023/A:1009029414202


This essay examines the economic and political developmentof the Republic of Singapore and the implications of its modelof state-led development. Sections 2 and 3 examine the strengths and weaknesses of technocratically ordered economic growth. Sections 4 and 5 consider the impact of technocratically determined macroeconomic targeting upon the management of a goal-oriented organizational order increasingly preoccupied with a designated citizen identity. The final section examines the implications of this attempt to mix impersonal rules with bounded governance structures of an East Asian provenance for constitutional political economy.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Political science
Research Field:Political science not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Jones, DM (Dr David Jones)
ID Code:11228
Year Published:1997
Deposited By:Government
Deposited On:1997-08-01
Last Modified:2011-08-12

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