Bibliography: Singapore Since 1965: Independence and Nation-Building

Law, Government and Politics

[Note: This bibliography derives directly from A Sense of History: a Select Bibliography on the History of Singapore, the more complete on-line list of materials compiled by The National University of Singapore Library under the editorial direction of Tim Yap Fuan; all comments and annotations are from the original NUS bibliography. I have omitted many items, chiefly undergraduate and graduate theses written at the former University of Malaya and elsewhere, generally obtainable outside the NUS library. Singaporean users should consult the original on-line bibliography. [GPL]

Asher, Mukul G. "Some aspects of role of state in Singapore." Economic and Political Weekly 29(14):795-804, 1994. [HC431 EPW]

Bedlington, Stanley S. "Political integration and the Singapore Malay community." Journal of the History Society (University of Singapore), 1970/71:47-53. [DS1 SHJ]

Bedlington, Stanley S. The Singapore Malay community: the politics of state integration. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, Southeast Asia Program, 1974. 583p. [DS599.4 Bed]

Bell, Daniel A. "A communitarian critique of authoritarianism: the case of Singapore." Political Theory 25(1): 6-32, 1997. [JA1 PT]

Bell, Daniel A., et al. Towards illiberal democracy in Pacific Asia. London: Macmillan, 1995. 197p. Has comments on Singapore. [JQ1499 Tow]

Bellows, Thomas J . "Bridging tradition and modernization: the Singapore bureaucracy" in Tai, Hung-chao, ed. Confucianism and economic development: an oriental alternative? Washington, DC: Washington Institute Press, 1989. Pp. 195-223. [HC460.5 Cou]

Bellows, Thomas J. "Bureaucracy and development in Singapore." Asian Journal of Public Administration 7(1):55-69, 1985. [JA26 APA]

Bilveer Singh. "A small state's quest for security: operationalizing deterrence in Singapore's strategic thinking" in Ban, K. C., and A. Pakir, and C. K. Tong, eds. Imagining Singapore. Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1992. Pp. 97-131. [DS599.7 Ima]

Bilveer Singh. Whither PAP's dominance?: an analysis of Singapore's 1991 general elections. Petaling Jaya: Pelanduk Publications, 1992. 184p. [JQ729 *Peo.Bi]

Boyce, Peter. Malaysia and Singapore in international diplomacy: documents and commentaries. Sydney: Sydney University Press, 1968. 268p. [JX1581.1 Boy]

Brown, David. The state and ethnic politics in Southeast Asia. London: Routledge, 1994. 354p. Has a chapter on Singapore. [DS523.3 Bro]

Busch, Peter A. Legitimacy and ethnicity: a case study of Singapore. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1974. 157p. [JQ729 Bus]

Buszynski, Leszek. "Singapore: a foreign policy of survival." Asian Thought and Society 10(29):128-136, 1985. [DS1 ATS]

Chan, Heng Chee. "Democracy, human rights and social justice as key factors in balanced development." Round Table 329:27-32, 1994. [AP4 RT]

Chan, Heng Chee. The dynamics of one party dominance: the PAP at the grass-roots. Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1976. 272p. Based on author's thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Singapore, 1974. [JQ729 *Peo.C]

Chan, Heng Chee. In middle passage: the PAP faces the eighties. Singapore: Chopmen Enterprises, 1979. 15p. [JQ729 *Peo.C]

Chan, Heng Chee. Nation-building in Southeast Asia: the Singapore case. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1971. 18 leaves. [JQ729 Cha]

Chan, Heng Chee. Political developments, 1965-1979. Ernest C. T. Chew and Edwin Lee, eds. A history of Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp. 157-181. [DS599.63 His]

Chan, Heng Chee. Politics in an administration state: where has the politics gone? Singapore: Dept. of Political Science, University of Singapore, 1975. 27p. [JQ723 Cha]

Chan, Heng Chee. The role of intellectuals in Singapore politics: an essay. Singapore: Dept. of Political Science, University of Singapore, 1976. 13p. [JA49 Spo 26]

Chan, Heng Chee. The role of parliamentary politicians in Singapore. Singapore: Dept. of Political Science, University of Singapore, 1975. 31p. [JQ727 Cha]

Chan, Heng Chee. "Singapore: coping with vulnerability" in Morley, J. W., ed. Driven by growth: political change in the Asia-Pacific region. New York: M. E. Sharpe, 1993. Pp. 219-241. [D526.7 Dri]

Chan, Heng Chee. "Singapore's foreign policy, 1965-1968." Journal of Southeast Asian History 10(1):177-191, 1969. [DS501 JSAH]

Chee, Soon Juan. Dare to change: an alternative vision for Singapore. Singapore: Singapore Democratic Party, 1994. 156p. [DS599.63 Che]

Chee, Soon Juan. Singapore my home too. Singapore: Chee Soon Juan, 1995. 169p. [JQ729 Csj]

Chew, Melanie. "Human rights in Singapore: perceptions and problems." Asian Survey, 34(11):933-948, 1994. [DS1 AS]

Chew, Sock Foon. Ethnicity and nationality in Singapore. Athens, OH: Ohio University Center for International Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 1987. 229p. [DS599.4 Che]

Chin, James. "Anti-Chinese chauvinists and HDB upgrades: the 1997 Singapore general election." South East Asia Research5(3):217-241, 1997. [DS501 SEAR]

Chin, Kin Wah. The defence of Malaysia and Singapore: the transformation of a security system, 1957-1971. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1983. 219p. Revised version of author's thesis (Ph.D.), University of London, 1977. [DS596.6 Chi]

Chin, Kin Wah. "The Five Power Defence Arrangements: twenty years after." Pacific Review 4(3):193-203, 1991. [DS501 PR]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Arrested development: democratisation in Singapore." Third World Quarterly 15(4):655-668, 1994. [HC59.7 TWQ]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Between economy and race: the Asianization of Singapore" in Oncu, A. and Weyland, P., eds. Space, culture, and power: new identities in globalizing cities. London: Zed Books, 1997. Pp. 23-41. [HT330 Spa]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Beyond formal strictures: democratisation in Singapore." Asian Studies Review 17(1): 99-107, 1993. [DS1 ASR]

Chua, Beng Huat. Communitarian ideology and democracy in Singapore. New York: Routledge, 1995. 237p. [JQ729 Chu]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Culturalisation of economy and politics in Singapore." Robison, R., ed. Pathways to Asia: the politics of engagement. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen and Unwin, 1996. Pp. 87-107. [ DU113.5 Asi.P]

Chua, Beng Huat. Political legitimacy and housing: stakeholding in Singapore. New York: Routledge, 1997. 189p. [HD7371.12 Chu]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Race relations and public housing policy in Singapore." Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 8(4):343-354, 1991. [NA1 JAPR]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Re-opening ideological discussion in Singapore: a new theoretical direction." Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science 11(2):31-45, 1983. [H8 SAS]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Singapore" in Norma Mahmood, ed. Rethinking political development in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaysia Press, 1994. 162p. Pp. 115-134. [DS520.3 Wrp 4]

Chua, Beng Huat. "Still awaiting new initiatives: democratisation in Singapore." Asian Studies Review 21(2/3):120-133, 1997. [DS1 ASR]

Cotton, James. "Singapore scrutinized." Pacific Review 4(2): 185-187, 1991. [DS501 PR]

Farouk, Omar. "Malaysia's Islamic awakening: impact on Singapore and Thai Muslims." Conflict 8(2-3):157-168, 1988. [JA1 C]

Ganesan, N. "Factors affecting Singapore's foreign policy towards Malaysia." Australian Journal of International Affairs 45(2):182-195, 1991. [D410 AO]

Ganesan, N. "Islamic responses within ASEAN to Singapore's foreign policy." Asian Thought and Society 13(38):125-134, 1988. [DS1 ATS]

Ganesan, N. "Malaysia-Singapore relations: some recent developments." Asian Affairs (New York), 25(1):21-36, 1998. [DS33.4 Uni.AA]

Goh, Chok Tong. Agenda for action: goals and challenges. Singapore: Singapore National Printers, 1988. 13p. [JQ729 Goh]

Goh, Chok Tong. The Gordian knot: is there an upper limit to our prosperity? Singapore: Information Division, Ministry of Communications and Information, 1985. 39p. [DS599.7 Goh]

Gook, Aik Suan. "Singapore: a third world fascist state." Journal of Contemporary Asia 11(2):224-254, 1981. [DS1 JCA]

Haas, Michael. "The politics of Singapore in the 1980s." Journal of Contemporary Asia 19(1):48-77, 1989. [DS1 JCA]

Hanna, Willard A. Success and sobriety in Singapore. New York: American Universities Field Staff, 1968. 4 parts. Contents: 1. The defense of the affluent socialist society. - 2. Rethinking the party message. - 3. Personalities without a cult. - 4. The privacy of the Prime Minister. [JQ729 Han]

Heng, Hiang Khng. "Economic development and political change: the democratization process in Singapore" in Anek Laothatmatas, ed. Democratization in Southeast and East Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1997. Pp. 113-140. [JQ28 Dem]

Hill, Dilys M. "Mobilization and participation: Singapore in the 1980s." Public Administration and Development 7(4):333-349, 1987. [JS40 JLA]

Hill, Michael and Lian, Kwen Fee. The politics of nation building and citizenship in Singapore. London: Routledge, 1995. 285p. [JQ729 Hil]

Ho, Khai Leong. "The politics of problem definition and agenda setting in Singapore." Asian Journal of Political Science 3(2):66-89, 1995. [JA26 APS]

Hooker, M. B. "The relationship between Chinese law and common law in Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong." Journal of Asian Studies 28(4):723-742, 1969. [DS1 JAS]

Hussain, Ashfaq. "The post-separation effect on the Singapore Malays and their response, 1965-66." Journal of the Historical Society (University of Singapore), 1969/70: 67-72. [DS1 SHJ]

Hussin Mutalib. "National identity in Singapore: old impediments and new imperatives." Asian Journal of Political Science 3(2): 28-45, 1995. [JA26 APS]

Hussin Mutalib. "Singapore's December 1992 by-elections: interpreting the results and the signals" Round Table 326:159-168, 1993. [AP4 RT]

Hussin Mutalib. "Singapore's quest for a national identity: the triumphs and trials of government policies" in K. C. Ban; Pakir, A. and Tong, C. K., eds. Imagining Singapore. Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1992. Pp. 69-96. [DS599.7 Ima]

Huxley, Tim. "Singapore and Malaysia: a precarious balance?" Pacific Review 4(3): 204-213, 1991. [DS501 PR]

Huxley, Tim. "Singapore's politics in the 1980s and 90s." Asian Affairs (London), 23(3):282-294, 1992. [DS1 RCAS]

Ismail Kassim. Problems of elite cohesion: a perspective from a minority community. Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1974. 146p. [DS599.4 Ism]

Jones, David M. Political development in Pacific Asia. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1997. 235p. Has comments on Singapore. [DS35.2 Jon]

Jones, David M. and Brown, David. "Singapore and the myth of the liberalizing middle class." Pacific Review 7(1):79-87, 1994. [DS501 PR]

Josey, Alex. Democracy in Singapore: the 1970 by-elections. Singapore: Donald Moore for Asia Pacific Press, 1970. 104p. [JQ729 Jos]

Josey, Alex. The Singapore general elections, 1972. Singapore: Eastern Universities Press, 1972. 176p. [JQ729 Jos]

Josey, Alex. "Singapore socialism." Pacific Community 4:334-343, 1970. [DS501 PC]

Josey, Alex, comp. The crucial years ahead: Republic of Singapore general election 1968. Singapore: Donald Moore, 1968. 84p. [JQ729 Jos]

King, Frank H. H. "The foreign policy of Singapore" in Barston, R. P., ed. The other powers: studies in foreign policies of small states. London: Allen and Unwin, 1973. Pp. 252-286. [JC365 Bar]

Kuah, Khun Eng. "Confucian ideology and social engineering in Singapore." Journal of Contemporary Asia 20(3):371-383, 1990. [DS1 JCA]

Kuo, Eddie C. Y.; Holady, Duncan and Peck, Eugenia. Mirror on the wall: media in a Singapore election. Singapore: Asian Mass Communication Research and Information Centre, 1993. 132p. [P98.8212 Kuo]

Lau, Teik Soon. "Malaysia-Singapore relations: crises of adjustments, 1965-1968." Journal of Southeast Asian History 10(1):155-176, 1969. [DS501 JSAH]

Lau, Teik Soon. "Singapore in Southeast Asia" in Ernest C. T. Chew and Edwin Lee, eds. A history of Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp. 371-384. [DS599.63 His]

Lau, Teik Soon, ed. New directions in the international relations of Southeast Asia: the great powers and Southeast Asia. Singapore: Singapore University Press for the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1973. 208p. [DS525.8 New]

Lee, Boon Hiok. Statutory boards in Singapore. Singapore: Dept. of Political Science, University of Singapore, 1975. 30p. [JQ726 Lee]

Lee, Hsien Loong. Core principles of government. Singapore: Resource Centre, Ministry of Information and the Arts, 1992. 24p. [DS599.51 Lhl]

Lee, Hsien Loong. When the press misinforms. Singapore: Information Division, Ministry of Communications and Information, 1987. 14p. [PN4748.12 Lee]

Leifer, Michael. "The outlook for Singapore and Malaysia: foreign policies in divergence." Round Table 63(250):205-215, 1973. [AP4 RT]

Lim, Siong Guan. "Sustaining excellence in government: the Singapore experience." Public Administration and Development 17(1):167-174, 1997. [JS40 JLA]

Lingle, Christopher. Singapore's authoritarian capitalism: Asian values, free market illusions and political dependency. Barcelona: Edicions Sirocco, 1996. 168p. [JQ729 Lin]

Low, Linda. The political economy of a city-state: government-made Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1998. 313p. [HC497.12 Low]

Low, Linda and Toh, Mun Heng. The elected Presidency as a safeguard for official reserves: what is at stake? Singapore: Times Academic Press in association with the Institute of Policy Studies, 1989. 31p. [H97 Ipso 1]

Low, Linda and Toh, Mun Heng, eds. Public policies in Singapore: changes in the 1980s and future signposts. Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1992. 380p. [JQ729 Pub]

Mauzy, Diane K. "Leadership succession in Singapore: the best laid plans." Asian Survey, 33(12):1163-1174, 1993. [DS1 AS]

Means, Gordon P. "Soft authoritarianism in Malaysia and Singapore." Journal of Democracy 7(4):103-117, 1996. [JF1051 JD]

Milne, R. S. and Mauzy, Diane K. Singapore: the legacy of Lee Kuan Yew. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1990. 217p. [DS599.6 Mil]

Ooi, Giok Ling. Town councils in Singapore: self-determination for public housing estates. Singapore: Times Academic Press for the Institute of Policy Studies, 1990. 42p. [H97 Ipso 4]

Ooi, Giok Ling, Sharon Siddique, and Kay Cheng Soh. The management of ethnic relations in public housing estates. Singapore: Times Academic Press for Institute of Policy Studies, 1993. 90p. [HD7371.12 Ooi]

Paul, Erik C. Obstacles to democratization in Singapore. Clayton, Vic.: Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University, 1992. 41p. [DS503.4 Wpm 78]

Paul, Erik C. "Prospects for liberalization in Singapore. Journal of Contemporary Asia 23(3):291-305, 1993. [DS1 JCA]

People's Action Party. People's Action Party, 1954-1979. Singapore: Central Executive Committee, PAP, 1979. 315p. Petir 25th anniversary issue. [JQ729 *Peo.Pe]

People's Action Party. People's Action Party 1954-1984: Petir 30th anniversary issue. Singapore: Central Executive Committee, People's Action Party, 1984. 216p. [JQ729 *Peo.Po]

Phang, Andrew Boon Leong. The development of Singapore law: historical and socio-legal perspectives. Singapore: Butterworths, 1990. 593p. Based on the author's doctoral dissertation - Harvard Law School, 1987. [KE5020 Pha]

Quah, Jon S. T. "Controlled democracy, political stability and PAP predominance: government in Singapore" in Langford, J. W. and Brownsey, K. L., eds. The changing shape of government in the Asia-Pacific region. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1988. Pp. 125-169. [JQ96 Cha]

Quah, Jon S. T. "Controlling corruption in city-states: a comparative study of Hong Kong and Singapore." Crime, Law and Social Change 22(4):391-414, 1995. [HV6001 CLS]

Quah, Jon S. T. "Meeting the twin threats of communism and communalism: the Singapore response" in Chandran Jeshurun, ed. Governments and rebellions in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1985. Pp. 186-217. [HX751 Gov]

Quah, Jon S. T. "The 1980s: a review of significant political developments" in Ernest C. T. Chew and Edwin Lee, eds. A history of Singapore. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp. 385-400. [DS599.63 His]

Quah, Jon S. T. "Political consequences of rapid economic development in Singapore" in Jun, Jong S., ed. Development in the Asia Pacific: a public policy perspective. Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 1994. Pp. 397-417. [HC460.5 Dev]

Quah, Jon S. T. "Public administration in Singapore: managing success in a multi-racial Singapore." in Huque, A. S.; Lam, J. T. M. and Lee, J. Y. C., eds. Public administration in the NICs: challenges and accomplishments. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. Pp. 59-89. [JQ31 Pub]

Quah, Jon S. T. "The rediscovery of the market and public-administration: some lessons from the Singapore experience." Australian Journal of Public Administration 52(3):320-328, 1993. [JA26 AJP]

Quah, Jon S. T. "Singapore's model of development: is it transferable?" in Rowen, H. S., ed. Beyond East Asian growth: the political and social foundations of prosperity. London: Routledge, 1998. Pp. 105-125. [HC460.5 Beh]

Quah, Jon S. T., ed. In search of Singapore's national values. Singapore: Times Academic Press for the Institute of Policy Studies, 1990. 105p. [JQ729 In]

Quah, Jon S. T.; Chan, Heng Chee and Seah, Chee Meow, eds. Government and politics of Singapore. Rev. ed. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1987. 334p. [JA729 Gov]

Rodan, Garry. "Class transformations and political tensions in Singapore's development." in Robison, R. and Goodman, D. The new rich in Asia: mobile phones, McDonalds and middle-class revolution. London: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 19-45. [HT690 Asi.T]

Rodan, Garry. "Preserving the one-party state in contemporary Singapore" in Hewison, K.; Robison, R. and Rodan, G., eds. Southeast Asia in the 1990s: authoritarianism, democracy and capitalism. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen and Unwin, 1993. Pp. 77-108. [DS526.7 Sou]

Rodan, Garry. "Singapore's leadership transition: erosion or refinement of authoritarian rule?" Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars 24(1):3-18, 1992. [DS1 BCAS]

Rodan, Garry. "State-society relations and political opposition in Singapore." n Rodan, G., ed. Political opposition in industrialising Asia. London: Routledge, 1996. Pp.95-127. [JQ30 Rod]

Sam, Jackie, ed. The first twenty years of the People's Association. Singapore: The People's Association, 1980. 415p. [HN46.12 Peo]

Seah, Chee Meow, et al. People's participation at the local level. Bangkok: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 1978. 81p. [HN46.12 Peo]

Sheridan, Greg. Tigers: leaders of the new Asia-Pacific. Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1997. 324p. Has a chapter entitled "Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong: old tiger, young tiger" (pp. 59-83). [DS32 She]

Sikorski, Douglas. "Effective government in Singapore: perspective of a concerned American." Asian Survey, 36(8):818-832. 1996. [DS1 AS]

Sikorski, Douglas. "Resolving the liberal-socialist dichotomy: the political economy of prosperity in Singapore" in International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society 4(4):403-433, 1991. [JA76 IJP]

Singapore. Competitive salaries for competent and honest government: benchmarks for ministers and senior public officers: white paper. Singapore: Prime Minister's Office, 1994. 23p. [JQ726 Spa]

Singapore. Maintenance of religious harmony. Singapore: Printed for the Govt. of Singapore by the Singapore National Printers, 1989. 20p. [BL2080.2 Sin]

Singapore. Shared values. Singapore: Printed for the Govt. of Singapore by the Singapore National Printers, 1991. 11p. Also known as: White paper on shared values. [JQ729 Ssh]

Singapore. Constitutional Commission. Report of the Constitutional Commission, 1966. Singapore: Printed by Govt. Printer, 1966. 37p. Wee Chong Jin, chairman. [JQ723 Scc]

Singapore and the foreign press. Singapore: Information Division, Ministry of Communications and Information, 1988. 99p. [PN4748.12 Sin]

Singam, Constance, et al. The role of civil society in Singapore. Singapore: Association of Muslim Professionals, 1997. 43p. [DS599.4 Aso 4/97]

Suryadinata, Leo. "Patterns of Chinese political participation in four Asean states." Contemporary Southeast Asia 15(3):292-308, 1993 [DS501 CSA]

Tan, Kevin and Lam, Peng Er, eds. Managing political change in Singapore: the elected presidency. London: Routledge, 1997. 228p. [JQ729 Man]

Tan, Teng Lang. The Singapore press: freedom, responsibility and credibility. Singapore: Times Academic Press for the Institute of Policy Studies, 1990. 22p. [H97 Ipso 3]

Thio, Li Ann. "Choosing representatives: Singapore does it her way" in Hassall, G. and Saunders, C., eds. The people's representatives: electoral systems in the Asia-Pacific. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen and Unwin, 1997. Pp. 38-58. [JQ36 Peo]

Tremewan, Christopher. The political economy of social control in Singapore. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. 252p. [HN770.2 Tre]

Vasil, Raj K. Asianising Singapore: the PAP's management of ethnicity. Singapore: Heinemann Asia, 1995. 161p. [DS599.4 Vas]

Vasil, Raj K. Governing Singapore: interviews with the new leaders. Rev. ed. Singapore: Times Books International, 1988. 247p. [JQ729 Vas]

Wilkinson, Barry. "Social engineering in Singapore." Journal of Contemporary Asia 18(2):165-188, 1988. [DC1 JCA]

Williams, Jeremy B. "Capitalist development and human rights: Singapore under Lee Kuan Yew." Journal of Contemporary Asia 22(3):360-372, 1992. [DS1 JCA]

Williams, Jeremy B. "Rapid economic development in Singapore and the future of the PAP." Journal of Contemporary Asia 26(2):164-179, 1996. [DS1 JCA]

Wu, Teh Yao, ed. Political and social change in Singapore. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in co-operation with the Dept. of Political Science, University of Singapore, 1975. 202p. [DS599.63 Wu]

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