The State and the Culture of Excess
Series: Asia's Transformations
Taking ideas and frameworks from philosophy, psychology, political science, cultural studies and anthropology, this book tells the larger ‘truth’ about the Singapore state. This book argues that this strong hegemonic state achieves effective rule not just from repressive policies but also through a...
Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge
Discourse, Practice and the Myth of Chinese Enterprise
Series: Chinese Worlds
The discourse of Confucian Capitalism has been crucial in shaping our understanding of the brilliant economic successes of the Chinese diaspora all over the world. From this perspective, hard work, family values, and communal cohesion, as well as business practices based on sentiment, trust, and...
Published October 17th 2002 by Routledge