Archives par mot-clé : Libéralisme

Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore

Chua Beng Huat, Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore, NUS Press, 2017

In Liberalism Disavowed, Chua Beng Huat examines the rejection of Western-style liberalism in Singapore and the way the People’s Action Party has forged an independent non-Western ideology.

This book explains the evolution of this communitarian ideology, with focus on three areas: public housing, multiracialism and state capitalism, each of which poses different challenges to liberal approaches. With the passing of the first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew and the end of the Cold War, the party is facing greater challenges from an educated populace that demands greater voice. This has led to liberalization of the cultural sphere, greater responsiveness and shifts in political rhetoric, but all without disrupting the continuing hegemony of the PAP in government.

Table of contents

Introduction
Chapter 1     Contextualizing Singapore: Antipathy to Liberalism
Chapter 2     Singapore State Formation in the Cold War Era
Chapter 3     Liberalism Disavowed
Chapter 4     Disrupting Private Property Rights: National Public Housing Program
Chapter 5     Disrupting Free Market: State Capitalism and Social Distribution
Chapter 6     Governing Race: State Multiracialism and Social Stability
Chapter 7     Cultural Liberalization without Liberalism
Conclusion  An Enduring System

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Liberalism and the Postcolony: Thinking the State in 20th-Century Philippines

Lisandro E. Claudio, Liberalism and the Postcolony: Thinking the State in 20th-Century Philippines, NUS Press, 2017

Extricating liberalism from the haze of anti-modernist and anti-European caricature, this book traces the role of liberal philosophy in the building of a new nation. It examines the role of toleration, rights, and mediation in the postcolony. Through the biographies of four Filipino scholar-bureaucrats—Camilo Osias, Salvador Araneta, Carlos P. Romulo, and Salvador P. Lopez—Lisandro E. Claudio argues that liberal thought served as the grammar of Filipino democracy in the 20th century. By looking at various articulations of liberalism in pedagogy, international affairs, economics, and literature, Claudio not only narrates an obscured history of the Philippine state, he also argues for a new liberalism rooted in the postcolonial experience, a timely intervention considering current developments in politics in Southeast Asia.

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