Political Legitimacy and Housing: Singapore's Stakeholder Society

Political Legitimacy and Housing Singapore s Stakeholder Society Singapore s successful public housing programme is a source of political legitimacy for the ruling People s Action Party This text accounts for the success of public housing in Singapore and draws out

  • Title: Political Legitimacy and Housing: Singapore's Stakeholder Society
  • Author: Chua Beng Huat
  • ISBN: 9780415166904
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Singapore s successful public housing programme is a source of political legitimacy for the ruling People s Action Party This text accounts for the success of public housing in Singapore and draws out lessons for other nations Housing in Singapore, it explains, is seen neither as a consumer good as in the US nor as a social right as in the social democracies of EuropSingapore s successful public housing programme is a source of political legitimacy for the ruling People s Action Party This text accounts for the success of public housing in Singapore and draws out lessons for other nations Housing in Singapore, it explains, is seen neither as a consumer good as in the US nor as a social right as in the social democracies of Europe The author goes on to look at the ways in which Singapore s planners have dealt with the problems of creating communities in a modern urban environment He concludes that the success of the public housing programme has done much for Singapore.

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