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Title Routledge handbook of contemporary Malaysia / [edited by] Meredith L. Weiss
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2015
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Series Routledge handbooks
Routledge handbooks.
Contents Domestic politics overview / Meredith L. Weiss -- Elections in Malaysia: voting behavior and electoral integrity / Bridget Welsh -- Malaysian political parties and coalitions / Ong Kian Ming -- Malaysia's unexceptionalism: like elsewhere, elites are fractious / William Case -- Islam, the state and politics in Malaysia / Joseph Chinyong Liow and Afif Pasuni -- Rise of Christian political consciousness and mobilisation / Arnold Puyok -- Centralized federalism in Malaysia: is change in the offing? / Francis Loh Kok Wah -- Exporting the BN/UMNO model: politics in Sabah and Sarawak / James Chin -- Local government in urban Malaysia / Goh Ban Lee -- Public administration in Malaysia: origins, influences and assessment / Norma Mansor and Raja Noriza Ariffin -- Social movements in contemporary Malaysia: the cases of Bersih, hindraf and Perkasa / Anantha Raman Govindasamy -- Economics overview / Meredith L. Weiss -- Malaysia's development strategies: governing distribution-through-growth / Greg Felker -- Fiscal and monetary policy in Malaysia: juggling economic imperatives and political reality / Xiaoye She -- Affirmative action: hefty measures, mixed outcomes, muddled thinking / Hwok-Aun Lee -- The middle class in Malaysia: market expansion, consumption and vulnerabilities / Abdul Rahman Embong -- Natural resource extraction and political dependency: Malaysia as a rentier state / Helena Varkkey -- Rent-seeking and money politics in Malaysia: ethnicity, cronyism and class / Jeff Tan -- Labour in Malaysia: flexibility, policymaking and regulated borders / Amarjit Kaur -- Mainstreaming environment and sustainable development policies / Adnan A. Hezri -- Rural transformations / Eric C. Thompson -- The great transformation: urbanisation and urbanism in Malaysia / Yeoh Seng Guan -- Social policy and social development overview / Meredith L. Weiss -- Ethnicity and identity formation: colonial knowledge, colonial structures, and transition / Shamsul A.B. and Athi S.M. -- Marginalisation of the Orang Asli of peninsular Malaysia / Alberto G. Gomes -- Civil liberties in contemporary Malaysia: progress, retrogression, and the resurgence of Asian values / John Liu -- Educational reforms in Malaysia: towards equity, quality and efficiency / Molly N.N. Lee -- 1 care and the politics of healthcare in Malaysia / Chee Heng Leng and Por Heong Hong -- Interfaith relations in Malaysia: moving beyond Muslims versus others / Carolina López -- Culture and the arts in Malaysia: playing to multiple galleries / Kathy Rowland -- Filling in the gaps: the pursuit of gender equality in Malaysia / Tan Beng Hui and Cecilia Ng -- Sexual citizenship in conflict / Pang Khee Teik -- International relations and security overview / Meredith L. Weiss -- Foreign policy priorities / Karminder Singh Dhillon -- Malaysia's security concerns: a contemporary assessment / Lai Yew Meng -- Malaysia and the United States: a maturing partnership / Heng Peck Koon -- Malaysia-China relations: three enduring themes / Kuik Cheng-Chwee -- Issues and challenges in contemporary Malaysian-European relations / Ruhanas Harun -- Contemporary maritime piracy in Malaysia / Carolin Liss
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic history.
HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia
Politics and government.
Social conditions.
Malaysia -- Economic conditions.
Malaysia -- Politics and government.
Malaysia -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form e-book
Form Electronic book
Author Contains (work). Welsh, Bridget, 1967- Elections in Malaysia
Weiss, Meredith L. (Meredith Leigh), 1972- editor of compilation.
ISBN 1315756242