(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Public housing in Singapore : interpreting quality in the 1990s

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ENG T.S. (1) ; KONG L. ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore, SINGAPOUR


After setting the context of efforts at providing quality in the first three decades of public housing by the Housing and Development Board, the A. turns its attention specifically to the 1990s, focusing in three areas in which attempts are being made to improve quality and the invention of new schemes such as the executive condominium concept. The A. argues that such efforts belie a hegemonic intent to manage growing aspirations and thus to gain political legitimacy for the government


Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 34, no3 [pp. 441-452]

Bibliographic references : 16 ref.




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