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- ISBN: 9780415156325 | 0415156327
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 3/13/1997
The Singapore parliament's creation of an elected president in 1991 was the biggest constitutional and political change in Singapore's modern era. This multi-disciplinary study gathers papers from leading scholars in law, history, political science and economics to examine how political change is managed in Singapore. Through their analyses of the elected presidency, the contributors shed light on the other political institutions, processes and personalities in Singapore, Providing a valuable resources for those studying the recent politics of the region. Managing Political Change in Singaporeuses the presidency as a case study beyond the Singaporean context, adding to the debates surrounding the management of political change in developing countries throughout the world.