Malaysia: Recent Trends and Challenges

Malaysia: Recent Trends and Challenges

Saw Swee-Hock

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789812303394

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This book documents the trends and challenges that are taking place in the more important sectors of Malaysia. The chapters, written by specialists with an intimate knowledge of the country, cover major topics such as population trends and patterns, Islam Hadhari, Bangsa Malaysia, politics and the 2004 general election, civil service reforms, corporate governance, educational reforms, the impact of globalisation on the economy, and Malaysia’s relations with Singapore. Recent developments in these areas are likely to have a profound bearing on Malaysia and its neighbours in the years ahead. The book provides readers with a greater appreciation and a deeper understanding of Malaysia, which is undergoing significant changes and challenges.

(Length x Height x Width) in mm :152 x 229
Weight in grams: 600
Author Biography:Saw Swee-Hock is Professorial Fellow and Adviser to the Malaysia Study Programme at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the London School of Economics. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in Statistics at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, and Professor of Statistics at the University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore. He is currently Council Member of the National University of Singapore and a recipient of its Distinguished Alumni Service Award. Among his major publications are A Guide to Conducting Surveys; Malayan Economic Statistics; Changing Labour Force of Malaysia; The Population of Peninsular Malaysia; The Population of Singapore; Population Policies and Programmes in Singapore; ASEAN Economies in Transition (editor); and Investment Management.
Binding: Hardcover
Keywords: Government General
Page count: 313
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20051122

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