The Business of Politics and Ethnicity: A History of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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  • Copyright: 2007-10-31
  • Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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Drawing on archival material and extensive interviews with past leaders of the Chamber, this book provides an insightful interpretation of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce's turbulent history.

Table of Contents

List of biographical sketchesp. vi
Acknowledgementsp. vii
Abbreviationsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Historical introduction: Singapore, the quintessentidal trading portp. 1
1945-1950 Localizationp. 44
1951-1959 The Chamber in politics: Ambiguity and ambitionp. 78
1959-1966 Paradox of the PAP state: Disciplining and courting the Chamberp. 128
1966-1984 Differing worldviews of chamber and state: Marginalization and uncertaintyp. 177
1985-1997 Change of fortune: Chamber reforms and state reorientationp. 247
Conclusionp. 301
1978-2005 Epiloguep. 311
Presidents and vice presidents of the SCCCIp. 316
Notesp. 320
Bibliographyp. 351
Indexp. 365
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