National ideology, technology and employment: the construction industry in Singapore

Wilkinson, Barry, Leggett, Chris, and Patarapanich, Somsong (1986) National ideology, technology and employment: the construction industry in Singapore. New Technology, Work and Employment, 1 (1). pp. 67-76.

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Abstract

An understanding of the changes taking place in Singapore's construction industry is not achieved simply by reference to 'technological imperatives'. Changes in technology, work patterns and employment are closely bound up with the ideological orientations of the ruling elite. This article analyses these changes and examines the implications for the workforce.

Item ID: 16296
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Singapore, construction, technology
ISSN: 0268-1072
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2011 03:22
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160808 Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8799 Other Construction > 879999 Construction not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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