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Michael D. Barr

Michael Barr is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Flinders University and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He has written or edited six books on Singaporean politics and history. His latest authored book is Singapore: A Modern History (London: I.B. Tauris, 2019) and his next edited book (co-edited with Lily Zubaidah Rahim) is ­The Limits of Authoritarian Governance in Singapore’s Developmental State (London: Palgrave, 2019).