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A Sense of History:
a select bibliography on the history of Singapore

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Singapore, 1965-: Independence & Nation-Building 
Science, Technology & Industrial Research


Ang, How Ghee . Development trends and scientific-technological infrastructure. IN Ng, Charles & Menon, T. P. B., eds. Singapore: a decade of independence. Singapore: Alumni International Singapore, 1975. Pp. 89-103. [DS599.7 Ng]

Chia, Siow Yue , et al. Growth and development of the IT industry in Bangalore and Singapore: a comparative study. Singapore: Sterling Publishers 2001. 88p. [HC437 Ban.Ch]

Corey, Kenneth E.  Information technology and telecommunications policies in Southeast Asian development: cases in vision and leadership. IN Savsge, V. R.; Kong, L. & Neville, W., eds. The naga awakens: growth and change in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1998. Pp. 145-200. [HC497 Sou.Sa]

Gilbert, Arthur Lee . Information technology transfer: the Singapore strategy. IN Chatterji, M., ed. Technology transfer in the developing countries. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990. Pp. 320-324. [T174.3 Tec]

Goh, Chor Boon . Creating a research and development culture in Southeast Asia: learning from Singapore's experience. Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 26(1):49-68, 1998. [H8 SAS]

Goh, Chor Boon . The role of state and society in the development of science and technology in Singapore: a historical and socio-cultural perspectvie. 468p. Thesis (Ph.D.) – University of New South Wales, 1995. [T173.512 Goh]

Hang, Chang Chieh . What it takes to sustain research and development in a small, developed nation in the 21st century. IN Low, L., ed. Singapore: towards a developed status. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. 25-36. [DS599.63 Sto]

Hobday, Michael . Export-led technology development in the four dragons: the case of electronics. Development and Change, 25(2):333-361, 1994. [HD82 DC]

Hobday, Michael . Innovation in East Asia: the challenge to Japan. Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar, 1995. 224p. Has a chapter entitled "Singapore: a test case of leapfrogging" (pp. 136-161). [HC460.5 Hob]

Hobday, Michael . Technological learning in Singapore: a test case of leapfrogging. Journal of Development Studies, 30(4):831-858, 1994. [HC10 JD]

Khondker, Habibul Haque . An examination of science policies in the Asia-Pacific region: the evolution of science policies in Singapore. [Singapore: H. H. Khondker, 1994]. 74p. Unpublished typescript. [Q127.12 Kho]

Kuo, Eddie C. Y.  Policies and strategies of IT development in Singapore. IN Riddle, Dorothy I., ed. Information economy and development. Bonn: Media and Communication Dept. of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 1988. Pp. 120-134. [HC79 Inf.If]

Landenhamer, Monika M. . Information in isolation: the case of the Republic of Singapore and the Union of Myanmar. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI, 1997. 100p. Thesis (M.A.) - San Jose State University. A comparative study of the information systems and policies of Singapore and Myanmar. [Z674 *UMI 15]

Low, Linda . Science, technology and the state in Singapore: an overview and evaluation. Singapore: Faculty of Business Administration, National University of Singapore, 1997. 27p. [HF5006 Rps 97/04]

Patterson, Rubin  & Bozeman, James . Comparativist study of state promotion of science and technology: cases: Botswana and Singapore. Journal of Developing Societies, 15(1):116-142, 1999. [DS1 JDS]

Rosenberg, David . Cloning silicon valley: the next generation high-tech hotspots. London: Reuters, 2002. xviii, 204p. Has a chapter entitled “Singapore: creativity on command” (p. 146-67). [HC79 Hig.Ro]

Singapore. National Medical Ethics Committee . Ethical guidelines for gene technology. Singapore: National Medical Ethics Committee, 2001. 32p. [QH438.7 Sin]

Singapore . National Science & Technology Board.  Window of opportunities: science and technology: National Technology Plan 1991. Singapore: SNP Publishers, 1991. 185p. [T177.12 Sna]

Singapore. National Science & Technology Plan Steering Committee . National Science and Technology Plan: securing our future. Singapore: National Science and Technology Board, 1997. 56p. [T177.12 Sna]

Singapore. National Science & Technology Plan Steering Committee . National Science and Technology Plan: towards 2000 and beyond: securing our future. Singapore: National Science and Technology Board, 1996. Lim Swee Say and Vijay Mehta, co-chairmen. 45p. [T177.12 Sna]

Wong, Poh Kam . Implementing the NII vision: Singapore’s experience and future challenges. Information Infrastructure and Policy, 5(2):95-118, 1996. [T49.5 IIP]

Wong, Poh Kam . National innovation system: the case of Singapore. Seoul: Science and Technology Policy Institute, 1995. 49p. [T173.512 Won]

Wong, Poh Kam . Singapore technology strategy. IN Simon, D. F., ed. The emerging technological trajectory of the Pacific Rim. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1995. Pp. 103-134. [T30 Eme]

Yip, Vincent  & Siew, Hing Yun , eds. Science & technology organisations in Singapore. Singapore: Science Council of Singapore, 1988. 117p. [Q145 Sci]


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