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Media governmentality in Singapore

Lee, T.ORCID: 0000-0003-3333-0076 (2013) Media governmentality in Singapore. In: Kenyon, A.T., Marjoribanks, T. and Whiting, A., (eds.) Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore: A Space for Speech. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 25-44.

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The art of government can take all sorts of stances towards freedom. It can try to shape it or treat it as an artefact of certain governmental arrangements. It can seek to educe it among some and presuppose it among others. It can treat the governed as free persons or citizens, and rely on their capabilities to govern themselves rather than try to govern them. It can use freedom [or unfreedom or control] as a technical means for achieving its ends. (Dean 2002: 37)

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