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Malaysia' 14th General Election and UMNO’s Fall: Intra-Elite Feuding in the Pursuit of Power

Malaysia' 14th General Election and UMNO’s Fall: Intra-Elite Feuding in the Pursuit of Power

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edmund Terence Gomez, Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman
October 01, 2019

The 2018 Malaysian General Election will stand as a major defining event in Malaysian history, when the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition unexpectedly lost power in the country they had ruled for over half a century. This volume brings together scholars who assess one fundamental factor that...

The Political Economy of Brain Drain and Talent Capture: Evidence from Malaysia and Singapore

The Political Economy of Brain Drain and Talent Capture: Evidence from Malaysia and Singapore

1st Edition

Adam Tyson
October 25, 2018

Brain drain and talent capture are important issues globally, and especially crucial in countries such as Malaysia and Singapore, which aspire to be innovation-driven advanced economies. This book provides a thorough analysis of the impact of brain drain on middle-income Malaysia and high-income...

Cosmopolitan Asia: Littoral Epistemologies of the Global South

Cosmopolitan Asia: Littoral Epistemologies of the Global South

1st Edition

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel, Fernando Rosa
January 12, 2018

One key concept in the large body of scholarship concerned with theorizing social relations is the idea of 'cosmopolitanism'. This book unpacks the idea of cosmopolitanism through the linked knowledges of the Global South. It brings into dialogue an inter-disciplinary team of local and...

The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage

The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage

1st Edition

Helena Varkkey
January 03, 2018

Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely...

Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

1st Edition

Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong
October 12, 2017

The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most...

Affirmative Action, Ethnicity and Conflict

Affirmative Action, Ethnicity and Conflict

1st Edition

Edmund Terence Gomez, Ralph Premdas
August 26, 2016

In recent years a number of countries have introduced affirmative action programmes in order to put right historical injustices and economic inequalities involving ethnic communities. This book examines affirmative action programmes in a range of countries around the world. It discusses how such...

The Other Kuala Lumpur: Living in the Shadows of a Globalising Southeast Asian City

The Other Kuala Lumpur: Living in the Shadows of a Globalising Southeast Asian City

1st Edition

Yeoh Seng Guan
July 20, 2016

Kuala Lumpur, like many Southeast Asian cities, has changed very significantly in the last two or three decades – expanding its size, and 'modernising' and 'globalising' its built environment. For many people these changes represent 'progress' and 'development'. This book, however, focuses on the...

Malaysia and the Developing World: The Asian Tiger on the Cinnamon Road

Malaysia and the Developing World: The Asian Tiger on the Cinnamon Road

1st Edition

Jan Stark
July 04, 2014

As Malaysia’s economy grows and flourishes, strong new links are being forged with other developing countries in the region and beyond. This book traces the ways in which age-old organizational, political, religious and trade networks between Nusantara, the Malay World, and Central Asia, East...

Ethnicization and Identity Construction in Malaysia

Ethnicization and Identity Construction in Malaysia

1st Edition

Frederik Holst
February 18, 2014

This book is the first monograph to provide an in-depth and multifaceted study of the processes of ethnicization and identity construction in Malaysia, from the colonial period until the present. In his analysis, the author takes multiple layers of ethnicization into account and shows how these...

Governments and Markets in East Asia: The Politics of Economic Crises

Governments and Markets in East Asia: The Politics of Economic Crises

1st Edition

Jungug Choi
January 17, 2014

Governments and Markets in East Asia examines the relationship between economic performance, elite co-operation, and political regime stability in the context of the Asian crisis, and argues that economic crisis is not the cause of greater political harmony or discord, but rather that it...

Malaysia's Development Challenges: Graduating from the Middle

Malaysia's Development Challenges: Graduating from the Middle

1st Edition

Hal Hill, Tham Siew Yean, Ragayah Haji Mat Zin
May 01, 2012

This book examines the various economic, political and developmental policy challenges that Malaysia faces in her shift from a middle income to high-income economy. This issue is of great interest to academics, policy makers and development practitioners in the developing world, particularly in...

Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia

Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia

1st Edition

Johan Saravanamuttu
April 16, 2012

Southeast Asia manifests some of the most interesting, non-violent as well as conflictual elements of Islamic social and political life in the world. This book examines the ways in which Muslim politics in Southeast Asia has greatly impacted democratic practice and contributed to its practical and...

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