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  1. Port Cities in Asia and Europe

    Edited by Arndt Graf, Chua Beng Huat

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    With the demise of European socialist economies and the marketization of Asian communist countries, a new global capitalism has reshaped the configuration of the world economy, with speed a determining factor to all transactions of information, finance, goods and services and people. Sea-ports...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Communitarian Politics in Asia

    By Beng Huat Chua

    Series: Politics in Asia

    With the collapse of European socialism in the late 1980s, ascendancy of the liberal capitalist democracy and individual self-interest became prevalent in the West. In contrast, many polities in Asia, both by tradition and choice, have explicitly adopted communitarianism as a national ideology, for...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Elections as Popular Culture in Asia

    Edited by Beng Huat Chua

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Conventional political science depicts legitimate elections as rational affairs in which informed voters select candidates for office according to how their coherently presented aims, ideologies and policies appeal to the self-interest of the electorate. In reality elections, whether in first world...

    Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Reader

    Edited by Kuan-Hsing Chen, Beng Huat Chua

    Asian Cultural Studies or Cultural Studies in Asia is a new and burgeoning field, and the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Journal is at its cutting edge. Committed to bringing Asian Cultural Studies scholarship to the international English speaking world and constantly challenging existing conceptions...

    Published May 31st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Consumption in Asia

    Lifestyle and Identities

    Edited by Beng-Huat Chua

    Series: The New Rich in Asia

    The essays in this collection challenge conventional ideas about consumption and consumerism: they consider if the inundation of Western consumer goods have created identity confusions among the affluent in Asia, and if the expansion of consumer culture really does threaten the stability of...

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  6. Political Legitimacy and Housing

    Singapore's Stakeholder Society

    By Beng-Huat Chua

    Singapore's successful public housing programme is a source of political legitimacy for the ruling People's Action Party. Beng-Huat Chua accounts for the success of public housing in Singapore and draws out lessons for other nations. Housing in Singapore, he explains in this incisive analysis, is...

    Published October 23rd 1997 by Routledge

  7. Communitarian Ideology and Democracy in Singapore

    By Beng-Huat Chua

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The economic success of Singapore has established the country as a model for other nations. Yet until now the ideas behind this accomplishment have not been critically examined. Communitarian Ideology and Democracy in Singapore fills this gap. The book outlines the policies the ruling party has...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

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