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Unformatted text preview: 6.) How did the government influence population demographics and composition ? (hint: refer to posted handout by David Kennett. See the section on social engineering.) To influence population demographics and composition the government took a couple steps. First, the government formed a Family Planning Board to promulgate birth control. Maternity hospital costs were raised for third and fourth children in families. This directly affected some of the majority ethnic groups in Singapore by forcing them to have fewer children. Also the government made English as the dominant language for education and business which restricted dispute among the different ethnicities and made Singapore an attractive destination for capital....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course BUSINESS Business taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.
- Spring '11