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Economic Development and the National Narrative

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses what might be thought of as the prelude to the 1980s discursive construction of “Asian values.” It determines the inherited elements of “progress” and examines how the People's ... More


Disciplinary Modernisation, the Asian Economic Crisis and Re-Invention

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This conclusion retraces how the aftermath of the Cold War and the 1997 economic crisis has posed problems for the existing disciplinary modernization that had delivered economic success in ... More


The assessment and management of advanced cancer of the cervix

Claire Versehraegen, Harriet O. Smith, Luis Padilla-paz, Sri G. Gorty, Ben Liem, Evelyne Loyer, and Harmeet Kaur

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Across the world, carcinoma of the uterine cervix is one of the most common malignancies in women, and one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality. In spite of the availability of ... More


The Taking State

Sanjoy Chakravorty

in The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089544
eISBN:
9780199082438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089544.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is a brief but comprehensive study of land acquisition in independent India in five discrete sections: (a) the evolution of laws on land acquisition and property rights, from the Land ... More


APRA: The Minimum Program

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the minimum program of APRA and the instrument for carrying out this program, which was the Peruvian Aprista Party (PAP). As part of the APRA, Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre set ... More


APRA: The Maximum Program

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the maximum program of APRA, which was most active during the periods of exile of Peru's socialists. This was principally because when Peruvian Aprista leaders were scattered ... More


The end of dominance: Part II

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

in Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The success of the People’s Action Party (PAP) in Singapore could be ascribed to a number of factors, namely economic achievements, political monopoly as well as mind control. In addition to covering ... More


Energy Policy and the Further Future: The Identity Problem

Derek Parfit

in Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195399622
eISBN:
9780197562840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195399622.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

I have assumed that our acts may have good or bad effects in the further future. Let us now examine this assumption. Consider first: . . . The Nuclear Technician: Some technician lazily chooses ... More


Edging toward Sovereign Singapore

Meredith L. Weiss

in The Roots of Resilience: Party Machines and Grassroots Politics in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750045
eISBN:
9781501750069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750045.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter talks about how the political institutionalization in Singapore, like in Malaya, proceeded on parallel local and national tracks against a backdrop of postwar reconstruction, ... More


Theological Fatalism as an Aporetic Problem

David P. Hunt

in Free Will and Classical Theism: The Significance of Freedom in Perfect Being Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611200
eISBN:
9780190611224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611200.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

This essay by David Hunt considers the problem of theological fatalism, which appears to threaten either divine foreknowledge or human freedom, and should instead be treated as an “aporetic ... More


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