The State of Malaysia
Ethnicity, Equity, and Reform
Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez
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State of Malaysia by Edmund Terence Gomez
Book DescriptionThis book provides an overview of the current state of Malaysia, looking at political and economic developments and at governance, and discussing the impact of ethnicity, patronage and the reform movement. Apart from discussing issues such as Islamisation and identity transformations within Malaysian society, it reviews policies like privatisation and provides an examination of business enterprise, exploring how control of 'corporate Malaysia' is interlinked with political developments. This study's primary focus is an analysis of why the reform movement failed to secure substantial support in the late 1990s even though many Malaysians then appeared ready to hold the government accountable for its poor record of a democratic and transparent form of governance. This volume also assesses the likelihood of change as a result of the retirement of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415339148
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Author Biography - Edmund Terence Gomez
Edmund Terence Gomez is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. He has also held appointments at the University of Leeds (UK), Murdoch University (Australia) and Kobe University (Japan).
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