Authoritarian rule of law : legislation, discourse, and legitimacy in Singapore / Jothie Rajah.

Author
Rajah, Jothie, 1963- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Description
xviii, 343 p. ; 24 cm.

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Series
Cambridge studies in law and society [More in this series]
Notes
Revised version of thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Melbourne, Melbourne Law School, 2010, issued under the title Legislating illiberalism.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-331) and index.
Contents
Law, illiberalism and the Singapore case -- Law as discourse : theoretical and definitional parameters -- Punishing bodies, securing the nation : 1966 Vandalism Act -- Policing the press : the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act -- Policing lawyers : constraining citizenship : Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 1986 -- Policing religion : Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act -- Entrenching illiberalism : the 2009 Public Order Act -- Legislation, illiberalism and legitimacy.
ISBN
  • 9781107012417 (hbk.)
  • 1107012414 (hbk.)
  • 9781107634169 (pbk.)
  • 1107634164 (pbk.)
LCCN
2011048127
OCLC
748328273
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