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Singapore

  • By: Matthew Green
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Singapore, an island city-state located in Southeast Asia, occupies a critical role in global commerce. Along with Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, it represents one of the major world cities within the Pacific Asia region.

A former British colony, Singapore is ...

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