Education, Culture and the Singapore Developmental State

“World-Soul” Lost and Regained?

  • Yeow-Tong Chia

Part of the Education, Economy and Society book series (EDECSO)

About this book


This book explores the role of education in the formation of the Singapore developmental state. The book provides a historical study of citizenship education in Singapore, whereby a comparative study of history, civics and social studies curricula, and the politics and policies that underpin them are examined.


Singapore Developmental State History Education Citizenship Education culture curriculum education

Authors and affiliations

  • Yeow-Tong Chia
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of SydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47700-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-37460-8
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