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Singapore perspectives. 2013 : governance / edited by Gillian Koh.

Author/Creator:
Singapore Perspectives (Conference) Corporate Author
Publication:
Singapore ; Hackensack, New Jersey : World Scientific Publishing Company, [2014]
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (118 p.)
Conference Name:
Singapore Perspectives (Conference)
Series:
Singapore Perspectives
Singapore perspectives
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Subjects:
Nationalism -- Singapore.
Singapore -- Economic conditions.
Singapore -- Politics and government.
Singapore -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume is conceptualised around the notion by Raymond Williams, a cultural theorist, that any cultural system comprises fragments of the past and the emergent alongside the dominant. The book focuses on 'governance' or how a society governs itself across the state, business and civic sectors in Singapore and how it might evolve over the next decade. Its first section looks at how Singapore's political history has shaped today's political institutions and culture and why these might change. Three scenarios of Singapore's political future are proffered. The authors argue how there are and m
Contents:
Contents; Preface Janadas Devan; Acknowledgements; Introduction Gillian Koh; Section 1: The Residual; Chapter 1 Governance in Singapore: History and Legacy Chan Heng Chee; INTRODUCTION; "SINGAPORE EXCEPTIONALISM"; SINGAPORE'S HISTORY AND LEGACY; POST 2011 GE; CONCLUSION; Chapter 2 Three Scenarios for Singapore's Political Future Kishore Mahbubani; Section 2: The Dominant; Chapter 3 Governing in the Future - Together Lawrence Wong; INTRODUCTION; MERITOCRACY; MARKETS AND GOVERNMENT; ACTIVE CITIZENS AND STRONG COMMUNITY; LEADERSHIP; CONCLUSION
Chapter 4 Sustaining Good Governance in an Era of Rapid and Disruptive Change Donald LowHOW IS OUR CONTEXT CHANGING?; THE RESILIENCE IMPERATIVE; BETTER INSTITUTIONS; REFORMING MERITOCRACY; Section 3: The Emergent; Chapter 5 The Emergent in Governance in Singapore Gillian Koh; TREND-SPOTTING; THE IPS PRISM PROJECT; THE IPS PRISM SURVEY; What is good governance?; Who provides what and to whom?; What is the role of the government? How should it provide its support?; Leadership and the Concept of the Vote; CONCLUSION; Chapter 6 Civil Society in Singapore: Revisiting the Banyan Tree Nizam Ismail
Chapter 7 The Role of Political Competition in Promoting Well-being Sylvia LimChapter 8 Emergent Issues and Questions Lee Tzu Yang; CAVEAT; FIRST DRIVING FORCE - CREDIBILITY OF GOVERNMENT; SECOND DRIVING FORCE - VALUE SYSTEMS; THIRD DRIVING FORCE - DISTRIBUTION OF SOCIAL SUPPORT AND REWARDS; BEYOND IPS PRISM; Section 4: Dialogue Session with the Prime Minister; About the Contributors
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Description based upon print version of record.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF (ebrary, viewed December 30, 2013).
Contributor:
Koh, Gillian.
ISBN:
981-4520-75-6
OCLC:
865335020