1. Singapore Contexts 2. Complex Change 3. Impact and Reply 4. General Crisis 5. New Trajectories 6. Locating Singapore 7. Trading Cities 8. Unfolding Trajectories
Peter Preston is a member of the Department of Government and Public Administration of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests revolve around the issue of complex change which he has pursued in the contexts of Third World development theory, questions of English identity and the political economy of change in East Asia. His recent publications include: Understanding Modern Japan: A Political Economy of Development, Culture and Global Power (2000); Political Change in East Asia (2003); and Relocating England: Englishness in the New Europe (2004).
'This book by Peter Preston offers an ambitious and unconventional framework for understanding the path of Singapore's socio and politico-economic trajectories' - Ho Khai Leong, Contemporary Southeast Asia, December 2008