By Beng-Huat Chua
Communitarian Ideology and Democracy in Singapore fills this hole. The publication outlines the regulations the ruling get together has followed during the last 3 many years. It charts the government's circulate clear of Western suggestions in the direction of the evolution of 'Asian democracy'. the writer analyses this anti-liberal democracy and the government's reasons for repackaging cultural historical past right into a nationwide ideology of Asian communitarianism.
This ebook avoids the polarization that has tended to characterise texts on Asian governments. It neither concentrates on a historical past of authoritarian repression nor unequivocally praises the regime yet significantly examines its political good fortune. As such it offers a brand new and balanced account to the coed of Singapore politics.
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Communitarian Ideology and Democracy in Singapore (Politics in Asia) by Beng-Huat Chua