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Title: Meritocracy in Singapore : a study of societal perspectives over time
Authors: Ng, Celine Si Qi
Keywords: Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: Nanyang Technological University
Source: Ng, C. S. Q. (2021). Meritocracy in Singapore : a study of societal perspectives over time. Final Year Project (FYP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. https://hdl.handle.net/10356/150765
Abstract: This paper investigates and explains recent changes to the way meritocracy is perceived in Singapore. Based on an article analysis as well as a series of interviews, I conclude that public opinion is becoming increasingly skeptical of the meritocratic construct. This rising criticality can be attributed to (i) rapid economic advancement; (ii) the declining centrality of the ideas of survival and economic prosperity; (iii) the increasing elusiveness of attaining success; as well as (iv) changes to common standards of values-exposure.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/150765
Fulltext Permission: restricted
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