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#55   Beyond Suspicion? The Singapore Judiciary, by Francis T. Seow. (Foreword by Garry Woodard)
428pp (2006). Cloth $37.00; Paper $26.00

    Reviewers’ Comments: “Once again, Francis Seow has revealed, with his usual rigour and attention to detail, a vital part of Singapore’s repressive machinery…Human rights campaigners now and historians of the future will regard it as required reading.” -Margaret John, Amnesty International
“…(Seow) has not just exposed the judiciary; he has also laid bare the serious limitations of the political system….” ” -Garry Rodan
“….an impressive work …of scholarly and public policy interest…chapter and verse on the politico-legal nexus in Singapore.” -Christopher Tremewan
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#42     To Catch a Tartar: A Dissident in Lee Kuan Yew’s Prison, by Francis T. Seow. 390 pp (1994).  Paper $22.00 
   A semiautobiographical account of Seow’s experiences as a government official and his 72-day detention in 1988 for “courting if not colluding” with U.S. Diplomats to build an opposition in Singapore. 
   Reviewers’ Comments:  “…a devastating account of the destruction of the rule of law…” -Ian Baruma, The New York Review 
 

 

#14  The People’s Action Party of Singapore:  Emergence of a Dominant Party System.
by Thomas J. Bellows.  195 pp. (1970) Paper $10.00
   Chronicles the frenetic political activity of Singapore during the final years of British colonial rule (1950s - 1960s)