Neoliberal morality in Singapore

how family policies make state and society
  • 166 Pages
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Routledge , Abingdon, Oxon, New York
Family policy, Social policy, Social engine
StatementYouyenn Teo
SeriesRoutledge contemporary Southeast Asia series -- 37, Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series -- 37.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ675 .T46 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 166 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25115494M
ISBN 139780415593977, 9780203808825
LC Control Number2011001226
OCLC/WorldCa698451426

"Neoliberal Morality in Singapore is a model of sociological analysis combining clear theoretical arguments and precise empirical analysis. In addition, [You Yenn Teo's] case study has very general relevance to Asian modernisation facing rapid population ageing, dependence on migrant labour and significant external economic competition.".

"Neoliberal Morality in Singapore is a model of sociological analysis combining clear theoretical arguments and precise empirical analysis. In addition, [You Yenn Teo's] case study has very general relevance to Asian modernisation facing rapid population ageing, dependence on migrant labour and significant external economic competition."Author: Youyenn Teo.

These institutionalized relationships and shared meanings, referred to as neoliberal morality, render particular ideals about family natural. Based on extensive field work, the book is a useful contribution to studies on Asian Culture and Society, Globalisation, as well as Development by: Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in The Moral Neoliberal morality is shown as the opposite: an indispensible tool for capitalist within the shifting landscape of neoliberal welfare reform in the Lombardy region of Italy, Andrea Muehlebach tracks the phenomenal rise of voluntarism in the wake of the state’s.

Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How Family Policies Make State and Teo You Yenn. London and New York: Routledge, pp. Published by Routledge “A model of sociological analysis combining clear theoretical arguments and precise empirical analysis.” – Bryan S.

Turner, The City University of New York “A tightly argued and stimulating treatment of family policies in Singapore and their acceptance among the populace.” – Gavin W. Jones, National University of Singapore ABOUT THE BOOK Using the case.

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Get this from a library. Neoliberal morality in Singapore: how family policies make state and society. [Youyenn Teo] -- Using the case study of Singapore, this book examines the production of a set of institutionalized relationships and ethical meanings that link citizens to.

This is What Inequality Looks Like is a refreshing, provocative, eye-opening book that is written with passion and insight. Highly readable and accessible, it will make for stimulating reading for anyone interested in the problems of poverty and inequality in and beyond Singapore. Teo’s work is grounded in sociological sensitivity and shaped.

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CHAIRPERSON. Dr Michelle Ann Miller, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. ABSTRACT. Methods of Desire offers an innovative understanding of neoliberalism by locating its production in novel ways of using language. Focusing on how people desire and on the methods they use to voice their expectations within Indonesia’s emergent democracy and neoliberal.

“Colonial feminists are concerned with ‘liberating’ Other women, not critiquing colonial capitalism and its neoliberal successor.

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Colonial feminists condemn the burqa, but not the wars waged or fought by proxy in the service of resource accumulation, trade routes and pipelines, enabling and supporting autocratic and fundamentalist regimes.”. Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How family policies make state and society (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series) eBook: Youyenn Teo: : Kindle Store.

The book is ambitious in scope and stimulating as a set of arguments. It is densely written and detailed in observation Neoliberal Moral Economy is a rare and imaginative piece of work. It brings together a new way of seeing Uganda with a moral way of thinking about the broad transformations that have taken place in the developing world and.

Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in The Moral Neoliberal morality is shown as the opposite: an indispensible tool for capitalist within the shifting landscape of neoliberal welfare reform in the Lombardy region of Italy, Andrea Muehlebach tracks the phenomenal rise of voluntarism in the wake of the state’s Brand: University of Chicago Press.

Teo, who heads the Sociology Division at Nanyang Technological University, is a frequent and nuanced commentator on class issues in Singapore. Her insights on the state’s family policies are collected in her book Neoliberal Morality in Singapore ().

The Neoliberal-Developmental State: Singapore as Case Study Article in Critical Sociology 38(2) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

A Neoliberal Contradiction: Singapore, Economically Free, Politicly Repressed diligentbureaucrat Community (This content is not subject to review by Daily Kos staff prior to publication.). the s. Neoliberalism is also used widely t o describe broa dly similar shifts in other areas of.

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The contributors argue that human agency and public policy choices were more at fault for the destruction and social misery experienced than were sheer forces of nature. Youyenn Teo () Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How Family Policies Make State and Society in Asian Journal of Social ScienceAuthor: Bryan S.

Turner. THE NEOLIBERAL THEORY OF SOCIETY Simon Clarke Smith’s book was published in the very year,that the cornerstone of that system collapsed, with the declaration of independence of the American colonies.

Smith’s morality, religion, art and culture – thatFile Size: KB. How neoliberalism’s moral order feeds fraud and corruption J am EDT Jörg Wiegratz, University of Leeds, David Whyte, University of Liverpool.

This post doesn't really explain why the Singapore government owns so much capital. There are a number of different explanations, but at the end of the day it comes down to the (seemingly-laudable) fact that the Singapore government doesn't like to run budget deficits.

She is the author of Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How family policies make state and society (Routledge, ) and This is What Inequality Looks Like (Ethos Books, ). Apart from academic writings, she has over the last decade contributed regularly to public debate through public lectures and media commentaries.

Print Book Available in TP Library (Call Number: HN ). Neoliberal Morality in Singapore by Youyenn Teo ISBN: Publication Date: Social Policy in Post-Industrial Singapore by Kwen Fee Lian (Editor); Chee Kiong Tong (Editor) ISBN: Author: Debby Wegener.

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• Teo, You Yenn. This is What Inequality Looks Like. Singapore: Ethos Books. • Teo, Youyenn. Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How family policies File Size: KB. She has published journal articles, book chapters, and op-eds, and is the author of Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How family policies make state and society (Routledge, ).

She has received awards for her teaching and for bringing her research into the public domain. “ Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: Institutionalising the Logics of Neoliberalism.” ISA eSymposium for Sociology 2(2).

Available at: /isa /admin /?&art =EBul -Teo -Julpdf &type =2. State intervention and neoliberalism in the globalizing world economy: lessons from Singapore’s regionalization programme Henry Wai-chung Yeung Abstract The recent Asian economic crisis has thrown Asia’s divergent pathways to development into serious question.

Protagonists ofFile Size: KB. About Assoc Prof Teo You Yenn. TEO You Yenn is Associate Professor and Head of Sociology at Nanyang Technological University.

She is the author of Neoliberal Morality in Singapore: How family policies make state and society (Routledge, ) and This is What Inequality Looks Like (Ethos Books, ).Aside from academic writings, she has contributed commentaries to The Straits.

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It analyzes the ideology in unusually wide-ranging terms as a movement that not only opened markets but Morality and the .