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dc.contributor.authorKwok, Amanda Ching Yee
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-27T06:15:54Z
dc.date.available2017-03-27T06:15:54Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/69779
dc.description.abstractThis essay hopes to analyse how the self-styled Singapore Internet Community, Sintercom developed, and through its activities, contributed to the opening-up of civil society in Singapore in the 1990s. Sintercom the website was started in 1994, only to shut down in 2001 – along the way, it faced challenges internal and external. It specifically sets out to engage in a more detailed examination of specific Sintercom projects in a chronological order. This is to highlight the website and its projects as an experiment in civil society – by its creators, users, the government and other actors. It concludes that Sintercom’s experiment did open-up civil society space, at least on the Internet, although at the same time, the government’s experiment with what it saw as a “Light Touch” style of regulations using Sintercom as a testing-ground (due to its prominence in the 1990s Internet) also seemed to have succeeded at that point.en_US
dc.format.extent94 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Humanitiesen_US
dc.titleSintercom : experiment in online civil societyen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorHallam Stevensen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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