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The PAP-state: housing, health, and resilient authoritarianism

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The thesis aims to explain the continued durability of state authoritarianism in Singapore. This durability is usually attributed to citizens acquiescing to Singapore's authoritarian state on account of the prosperity it has delivered. The thesis argues that the contemporary resilience of authoritarianism and undergirding stability of state-citizen relations is better accounted for by two factors.

First, the state is apparently able to address evolving policy demands brought forward...

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SSD
Department:
International Development
Department:
Queen Elizabeth House
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Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2018-03-19

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