Power, politics, governance

  • Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore Economic Roundtable, Straits Times Press (biannual)
  • Natalie Oswin, Global City Futures: Desire and Development in Singapore (UGA Press, 2019)
  • Lily Zubaidah Rahim and Michael Barr (eds.), The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore’s Developmental State (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2019)
  • S. Vasoo and B. Singh (eds.), Critical Issues in Asset Building in Singapore’s Development (World Scientific, 2018)
  • Manu Bhaskaran, “Getting Singapore in Shape: Economic Challenges and How to Meet Them”, Lowy Institute, Australia (June 2018)
  • Walid Jumblatt Abdullah, “Selective History and Hegemony-Making: The Case of Singapore,” International Political Science Review, 39 (4): 473-486 (2018)
  • Garry Rodan, “Public feedback in Singapore’s consultative authoritarianism” in Participation without Democracy: containing conflict in South East Asia (Cornell University Press, 2018)
  • Linda Y.C. Lim, “Singapore’s Success: The Myth of the Free Market Economy”, Asian Survey, 23(6): 752-764 (June 1983), reprinted in Linda Y.C. Lim, Business, Government and Labor: Essays on Economic Development in Singapore and Southeast Asia, pp. 3-16 (World Scientific, 2018)
  • Steven Oliver and Kai Ostwald, “Explaining Elections in Singapore: Dominant Party Resilience and Valence Politics,” Journal of East Asian Studies, 18(2): 129-156 (2018)
  • Lee Morgenbesser, “The Autocratic Mandate: Elections, Legitimacy, and Regime Stability in Singapore”, The Pacific Review, 30(2): 205-231 (2017)
  • Bilveer Singh, Understanding Singapore Politics (World Scientific, 2017)
  • Walid Jumblatt Abdullah, “Bringing Ideology In: Differing Oppositional Challenges to Hegemony in Singapore and Malaysia” in Government and Opposition, 52(3): 483-510 (2017)
  • Chua Beng Huat, Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore (NUS Press, 2017)
  • Elvin Ong, “Opposition Coordination in Singapore’s 2015 General Elections”, The Round Table, 105(2): 185-194 (2016)
  • Kenneth Paul Tan, “Singapore in 2015 – Regaining Hegemony”, Asian Survey, 56(1): 108–114 (2016)
  • Walid Jumblatt Abdullah “Assessing Party Structures: Why Some Parties are More Authoritarian than Others”, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 70(5): 525-540 (2016)
  • Lee Soo Ann, “Governance and Economic Change in Singapore”, Singapore Economic Review 60(3): 1-15 (August 2015), reprinted in Linda Y.C. Lim (ed.), Singapore’s Economic Development: Retrospection and Reflections, pp.17-33 (World Scientific, 2016)
  • Tan Kim Song and Manu Bhaskaran “The Role of the State in Singapore: Pragmatism in Pursuit of Growth” in Singapore’s Economic Development: Retrospection and Reflections, pp. 51-82 (World Scientific, 2016)
  • M.G. Asher, A. Singh Bali and C.Y. Kwan, “Public Financial Management in Singapore: Key Characteristics and Prospects”, Singapore Economic Review 60(3): 1-18 (August 2015), reprinted in Linda Y.C. Lim (ed.), Singapore’s Economic Development: Retrospection and Reflections, pp.113-134 (World Scientific, 2016)
  • Elvin Ong, “Complementary Institutions in Authoritarian Regimes: The Everyday Politics of Constituency Service in Singapore”, Journal of East Asian Studies, 15(3): 361-390 (2015)
  • Su-Fern Hoe and Carol Soon (eds.), Singapore Perspectives 2015: Choices (World Scientific and Institute of Policy Studies, 2015)
  • Donald Low and Sudhir Vadaketh, Hard Choices: Challenging the Singapore Consensus (NUS Press, 2014)
  • Netina Tan, “Ethnic Quotas and Unintended Effects on Women’s Political Representation in Singapore”, International Political Science Review, 35(1): 27-40 (2014)
  • Michael Barr, The Ruling Elite of Singapore: Networks of Power and Influence (I.B Tauris, 2014)
  • Lynette J. Chua, Mobilizing Gay Singapore: Rights and Resistance in an Authoritarian State (NUS Press, 2014)
  • Ping Tjin Thum, “The old normal is the new normal” In Donald Low and Sudhir Vadaketh (eds.), Hard Choices: Challenging the Singapore Consensus, pp.139-167 (NUS Press, 2014)
  • Koh Kay Yew, “Imprisonment, expulsion and banishment: the fate of student activists in Singapore’s tertiary education institutions”, in Poh Soo Kai et.al. (eds.), The 1963 Operation Coldstore in Singapore: commemorating 50 years; pp. 327-350 (Strategic Information and Research Development Centre, 2013) 
  • Benjamin Wong, “Political meritocracy in Singapore: lessons from the PAP government” in Daniel A. Bell and Li Chenyang (eds.), The East Asian Challenge for Democracy, pp. 288-313 (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
  • Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir and Bryan S. Turner, “Governing as Gardening: Reflections on Soft Authoritarianism in Singapore” in Citizenship Studies, pp. 339–352 (2013)
  • Netina Tan, “Manipulating Electoral Laws in Singapore”, Electoral Studies 32(4): 632-643 (2013)
  • Jothie Rajah, Authoritarian Rule of Law: Legislation, Discourse and Legitimacy in Singapore (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
  • Kenneth Paul Tan, “The Ideology of Pragmatism Neoliberal Globalisation and Political Authoritarianism in Singapore”, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 42(1): 67-92 (2012)
  • Dan Slater, “Strong State Democratization in Malaysia and Singapore”, Journal of Democracy, 23(2): 19-33 (2012)
  • Terence Chong, “A Return to Normal Politics: Singapore General Elections 2011” in Southeast Asian Affairs, pp. 283-300 (ISEAS, 2012)
  • Lily Zubaidah Rahim, “Governing Muslims in Singapore’s Secular Authoritarian State”, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 66(2): 169-185 (2012)
  • Kenneth Paul Tan, “Singapore in 2011: A “New Normal” in Politics?”, Asian Survey, 52(1): 220-226 (2012)
  • D. Low (ed.), Behavioural Economics and Policy Design (World Scientific, 2011) 
  • P.  Wilson, Challenges for the Singapore Economy After the Global Financial Crisis, (World Scientific, 2011)
  • Youyenn Teo, Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How family policies make state and society (Routledge, 2011)
  • Youyenn Teo, “Shaping the Singapore Family, Producing the State and Society”,  Economy and Society, 39(3): 337-59 (2010)
  • Terence Chong (ed.), Management of Success: Singapore Revisited (ISEAS, 2010)
  • Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way, Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes after the Cold War (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
  • Chua Beng Huat, “The Cultural Logic of a Single-Party State, Singapore”, Postcolonial Studies, 13(4): 335-350 (2010)
  • Kenneth Paul Tan, “Who’s Afraid of Catherine Lim? The State in Patriarchal Singapore”, Asian Studies Review, 33(1): 43-62 (2009)
  • Michael Fernandez and Loh Kah Seng, “The left-wing trade unions in Singapore, 1945-1970” in Michael Barr and Carl A. Trocki (eds.), Paths Not Taken: political pluralism in post-war Singapore, pp. 206-227 (NUS Press, 2008)
  • Carl A. Trocki, Singapore: Wealth, Power and the Culture of Control (Routledge, 2006)
  • Terence Lee, “Gestural Politics: Civil Society in New Singapore”, Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 20(2): 132-154 (2005)
  • Manu Bhaskaran, Re-inventing the Asian Model: The Case of Singapore (Marshall Cavendish International, 2003)
  • Hussein Mutalib, Parties and Politics: A Study of Opposition Parties and the PAP in Singapore (Eastern University Press, 2003)
  • Terence Lee, “The Politics of Civil Society in Singapore”, Asian Studies Review, 26(1): 97-117 (2002)
  • Hussin Mutalib, “Constitutional-Electoral Reforms and Politics in Singapore”, Legislative Studies Quarterly, 26(4): 659-672 (2002)
  • Linda Low, “The Singapore developmental state in the new economy and polity”, Pacific Review, 14(3): 411-441 (2001)
  • Hussin Mutalib, “Illiberal Democracy and the Future of Opposition in Singapore”, Third World Quarterly, 21(2): 313-342 (2000)
  • Ho Khai Leong, The Politics of Policy-Making in Singapore, pp. 143-178 (Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • Natasha Hamilton-Hart, “The Singapore State Revisited”, The Pacific Review 13(2): 195-216 (2000)
  • Daniel A. Bell, “A communitarian critique of authoritarianism: the case of Singapore”, Political Theory 25(1): 6-32 (1997)
  • Chua Beng Huat, Communitarian Ideology and Democracy in Singapore (Routledge, 1995)
  • W.G. Huff, “The developmental state, government and Singapore’s economic development since 1960”, World Development, 23(8): 1421-1438 (1995)
  • C. Tremewan, The Political Economy of Social Control in Singapore (St Martin’s Press, 1994) 
  • Goh Keng Swee, “Cities as modernizers”, in The Economics of Modernization and other essays, pp.19-30 (Singapore: Asia Pacific Press, 1972)