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Communitarian politics in Asia

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Published by Routledge in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia,
  • East Asia,
  • Asia, Southeastern.,
  • East Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Communitarianism -- Asia, Southeastern.,
    • Communitarianism -- East Asia.,
    • Southeast Asia -- Politics and government.,
    • East Asia -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Chua Beng Huat.
      SeriesPolitics in Asia series
      ContributionsChua, Beng Huat.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM758 .C66 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3679092M
      ISBN 100415334756
      LC Control Number2003020761

      Conceptual Confusions Robert C. Two, although the strong focus in the book on how the PAP government has established an ideological consensus or hegemony is understandable, attention could however have been allocated to examine the alternative ideological narratives, if any, that existed within Singapore and how they perhaps have contested against that which the PAP government has established. Liberalism is rooted in an untenable ontology that posits the existence of generic individuals and fails to account for social embeddeddness. Google Scholar Low, Linda.

      Singapore: Straits Time Press. Creating Greater Malaysia: Decolonization and politics of merger. It further posits that a good society is based on a carefully crafted balance between liberty and social order, between individual rights and personal responsibility, and between pluralistic and socially established values. Lee Kuan Yew: Hard truths to keep Singapore going.

      If you know how reality is constructed, then you know how it can be changed. Jeyaratnam was declared bankrupt and had to forfeit his Parliamentary seat. Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Communitarianism: A Critical Appraisal — by Insha bint Bashir February 1, Abstract Communitarianism has emerged as an alternative framework for dealing with the moral conflicts and social tensions emanating from homogenous nation-states and rising cultural intolerance around us. Google Scholar Chatterjee, Partha.


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Communitarian politics in Asia book

Google Scholar Cheng, Siok Wah. There are no state-prescribed dress codes, "correct" number of children to have, or places one is expected to live, etc. Both Taylor and Walzer identify themselves as liberals in Gutmann The Singapore state, it must be said, resorts to endlessly creative tactics to curb opposition attempts to reach out to the electorate and communicate alternative ideas and policies.

From The Life and Times of Queen Victoria, volume II, by Robert Wilson Cassell and Company, Limited, It was not until the s that the term gained currency through its association with the work of a small group of mostly American political philosophers who argued for the importance of the common good in opposition to contemporary liberals and libertarians, who emphasized the good for individuals, particularly including personal autonomy and individual rights.

International Journal of Housing Policy 15 4 : 27— Google Scholar Chatterjee, Partha. He further argues that in lacking a sense of collective goals, there are always hazy and blurred notions of justice in such societies Sweeden, Bangi: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Press.

This section draws on the introduction to Bell Meritocracy and political liberalization in Singapore. Instead, there is a reduction that freezes actors, issues, institutions, and events within an artificial spatiotemporal conceptual frame.

The operation coldstore in Singapore: Commemorating 50 years. Yeh, eds. These may include state-subsidized education, state-subsidized housing, a safe and clean environment, universal health care, and even the right to a job with the concomitant obligation of the government or individuals to provide one.

There is little sense of a common good or even a common ground on which citizens can meet. Reviews: Looking Backward. Liberalism is rooted in an untenable ontology that posits the existence of generic individuals and fails to account for social embeddeddness.

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The rule of law and capitalism in Asia. New York: Basic Books, Whose Justice? Some have viewed this as a negation of natural rights.

The Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor and the American political theorist Michael Sandel were among the most prominent scholars of this brand of communitarianism. Strauss, — Indeed, these societies viewed individuals as more or less interchangeable cells who find meaning in their contribution to the social whole rather than as free agents.

Because individual identity is partly constructed by culture and social relations, there is no coherent way of formulating individual rights or interests in abstraction from social contexts.

Stanford: Stanford University Press. Which Rationality? Jeyaratnam was declared bankrupt and had to forfeit his Parliamentary seat. Princeton: Princeton University Press. The common good versus individual rights Whereas the classical liberalism of the Enlightenment can be viewed as a reaction to centuries of authoritarianismoppressive governmentoverbearing communitiesand rigid dogmamodern communitarianism can be considered a reaction to excessive individualismunderstood by communitarians as an undue emphasis on individual rights, leading people to become selfish or egocentric.Jul 31,  · Communitarian Politics in Asia examines instances in southeast and east Asian countries where communitarianism is both articulated as national ideology and embedded as the ethos of social life and assesses the relative merits of a set of practices in their respective local political context.

The book not only augments existing international. In this academic paper, Insha bint Bashir summarizes the evolution of ideas and relevant scholarship around the concept of communitarianism, reviewing a wide variety of literature and multiple debates around the topic.

The Problems of Communitarian Politics

Abstract: Communitarianism has emerged as an alternative framework for dealing with the moral conflicts and social tensions emanating from homogeneous nation-states and rising.

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