In Search of Singapore's National Values
Jon S. T. Quah
Institute of Policy Studies, 1990 - Political Science - 121 pages
What are the national values of Singapore? What are the values shared by all Singaporeans, regardless of race, language or religion? What kind of values are needed to sustain the nation and ensure its survival? These are the key questions explored in this book, which aims chiefly to identify those national values which can counteract the adverse effects of excessive individualism as well as unify citizens of Singapore into a cohesive nation.
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