Conclusions: Singapore and the New International Division of Labour
The primary focus of this study has been the state and its role in the industrialisation of Singapore. As noted, there is a conspicuous dearth of such analysis and the dominant accounts of NIC industralisation have tended to ignore, downplay or misrepresent the role of the state. In short, treatment of the state has been theoretically inadequate. The fundamental assumption of this study has been that such inadequacy represents a serious flaw in the understanding of successful industrialisation through incorporation into the NIDL.
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