Journal article

Gaining from globalization? State extraterritoriality and domestic economic impacts - The case of Singapore

NA Phelps

Economic Geography | Published : 2007

Abstract

States have authored elements of globalization - deploying strategies to exert themselves extraterritorially. Such extraterritorial dimensions of state strategy are intimately connected to economic interests - although the economic interests in question and the geographic manifestations of extraterritoriality have varied historically for individual nation-states and continue to vary among different nation-states. This article examines one important example of this phenomenon. The rapid industrialization of Singapore at a time of rapid international economic integration has created a unique degree of urgency, depth, and breadth among contemporary state strategies of extraterritoriality. Drawi..

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