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Neoliberal morality in Singapore : how family policies make state and society

Neoliberal morality in Singapore : how family policies make state and society

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dc.contributor.author Teo, Youyenn
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-29T06:40:56Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-29T06:40:56Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.isbn 9780203808825
dc.identifier.other b177840
dc.identifier.uri http://www.tandfebooks.com/isbn/9780203808825
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.nida.ac.th/handle/662723737/2190
dc.description.abstract Using the case study of Singapore, this book examines the production of a set of institutionalized relationships and ethical meanings that link citizens to each other and the state. It looks at how questions of culture and morality are resolved, and how state-society relations are established that render paradoxes and inequalities acceptable, and form the basis of a national political culture. th
dc.description.abstract The Singapore government has put in place a number of policies to encourage marriage and boost fertility that has attracted much attention, and are often taken as evidence that the Singapore state is a social engineer. The book argues that these policies have largely failed to reverse demographic trends, and reveals that the effects of the policies are far more interesting and significant. As Singaporeans negotiate various rules and regulations, they form a set of ties to each other and to the state. These institutionalized relationships and shared meanings, referred to as neoliberal morality, render particular ideals about family natural. Based on extensive field work, the book is a useful contribution to studies on Asian Culture and Society, Globalisation, as well as Development Studies. th
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Let's apply for a flat : the state and family in Singapore -- 2. Paradoxes of state rule -- 3. 'Typically Singaporean' : producing Singaporean society -- 4. Singaporeans complain : producing the state through the limits of dissent -- 5. Family/culture as constraint : the production of a conservative political culture -- 6. Neoliberal morality. th
dc.format.extent 168 p. th
dc.format.mimetype image/jpeg th
dc.language.iso eng th
dc.publisher Routledge th
dc.relation.ispartofseries Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 37 th
dc.subject Electronic books th
dc.subject Political Sociology th
dc.subject Family Policy th
dc.subject Asian Politics th
dc.subject South East Asian Studies th
dc.subject Asian Culture & Society th
dc.subject Globalization th
dc.subject.other Family policy -- Singapore th
dc.subject.other Social engineering -- Singapore th
dc.subject.other Singapore -- Social policy th
dc.title Neoliberal morality in Singapore : how family policies make state and society th
dc.type Text th
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dc.rights.holder Copyright © 2011 Routledge th
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