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Singh, Rohini S. 2019. In the company of citizens: the rhetorical contours of Singapore's neoliberalism. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 48 (3) : 161–177.
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This paper examines how the language and priorities of the corporate world seep into the halls of government, and the ensuing implications of such rhetoric. Situating the analysis in Singapore's National Day Rally addresses from 1960 to 2018, it uncovers two rhetorical signatures unique to Singaporean neoliberalism: the location of national character in economic performance, and the act of packaging and selling the nation to its people.