Malaysian Chinese: Recent Developments and Prospects

Malaysian Chinese: Recent Developments and Prospects

Lee Hock Guan ; Leo Suryadinata

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789814345088

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This collection of papers examines a variety of topics on the Chinese in Malaysia: the nature of Malaysian multi-ethnic society and the position of the ethnic Chinese, the conflation between ethnicity and religion, the 8 March 2008 election and its impact on the community, the similarities and dissimilarities of the Chinese positions in East and West Malaysia, the new developments in the economy, and the media and education in the past few decades under the New Economic Policy which have major bearings on the 8 March 2008 election and the post-election Malaysian Chinese community.

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Preliminary pages
1. Malaysia: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Nation Building
2. Being Muslim and Chinese in Malaysia
3. Quo Vadis: The Chinese in Malaysia
4. At a Crossroads: Malaysia's Coalition Politics and Chinese-based Political Parties
5. The End of Chinese Malaysians' Political Division? The March 8 Political Tsunami and Chinese Politics in Penang, Selangor and Perak
6. Forced to the Periphery: Recent Chinese Politics in East Malaysia
7. The New Malaysian Economic Agenda: Some Preliminary Observations
8. The Old and New Malaysian Chinese Language Press, with Special Reference to the 12th General Election
9. Education of the Chinese in Malaysia

Subjects:Ethnic Studies

Number of Pages: 205


Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

Publication Date: 40904

Format: PB

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