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Islam and ethnicity in Malay politics

Hussin Mutalib

Islam and ethnicity in Malay politics

by Hussin Mutalib

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Published by Oxford University Press in Singapore, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia,
  • Malaysia.
    • Subjects:
    • Islam and politics -- Malaysia.,
    • Ethnicity -- Malaysia.,
    • Ethnicity -- Religious aspects -- Islam.,
    • Malaysia -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-209) and index.

      StatementHussin Mutalib.
      SeriesSouth-East Asian social science monographs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP63.M27 H87 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2201549M
      ISBN 100195889355
      LC Control Number89023229

      The future of Islam in Malaysia It is clear that there has been a conservative turn in Malaysia. Nonetheless, there are voices within Malaysia that are now opposed to this conservatism. 25 prominent Malays comprising a number of retired high level civil servants cautioned Malaysian Muslims about the implementation of Islamic laws, and the way. This book attempts to make sense of ethnicity’s decisive role in Afghanistan through a comprehensive exploration of its nature and perception. Based on new data, generated through interviews, field notes and participant observations, Sharma maps the increased role of ethnicity in Afghan national g: Malay politics.

      Malaysia Religion. Islam is the official religion of Malaysia. Government statistics in noted that about percent of the population was Muslim, while Buddhism was the second most adhered.   Religion, political manipulation and preferential policies are widening the cultural divide between Malaysia’s ethnic groups and could be hindering the nation’s chances of unity as the next.

      (shelved 1 time as islam-and-politics) avg rating — ratings — published Malay, any member of an ethnic group of the Malay Peninsula and portions of adjacent islands of Southeast Asia, including the east coast of Sumatra, the coast of Borneo, and smaller islands that lie between these areas. The Malays speak various dialects belonging to the Austronesian.


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Islam and ethnicity in Malay politics by Hussin Mutalib Download PDF EPUB FB2

Islam is not only a focal point in relations between Malays and non-Malays, but also in the Malay ethnic community since Islam is integral to its culture and identity and is involved in a tense, dialectical relationship with Malay ethnicity.

The Malay tendency to opt for ethnic Malay-based solutions instead of an Islamic alternative results in an upsurge of Malay ethnic nationalism, and is here explored Cited by: Regulation and control of Islamic activities; ISLAM AND ETHNICITY IN THE S: TENSIONS AND CONSEQUENCES FOR MALAYSIAN POLITICS: The Dakwah phenomenon and its implications; The Malaysian government and Islamic reassertion; Malays and Islam: the ethnic force; Governing Malaysia: the 'Islamic State' alternative?.

Islam and ethnicity in Malay politics / Hussin Mutalib This book is a culmination of some years of observation and research on the issue of 'Islamic reassertion' in general and the revivalism of the Islamic ethos in Malaysia in particular. The imbricated nature of religious and ethnic identity, and the persistence of the racial narrative in Malaysia's social, economic, and political spheres, has meant that the factor of Islam has enjoyed considerable influence and attention in Malaysian politics.

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xvSingapore etc., Oxford University Press. £ - Volume 2 Issue 2 - Author: John Bousfield. This book describes the Islamisation process that has unfolded in Malaysia over the last fifty years and provides feedback from in-depth interviews with individuals from Malaysia’s “educated classes”, or the “elite”, regarding their reactions to the changes that have accompanied Islamisation and how they feel it has impacted them.

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A person of different faith and ethnicity would only qualify to be called Malay if he embraces Islam and takes a Malay spouse. His children and their descendants would automatically be Malays. In this regard, we can say that Islam is the determinant for Malay-ness, and the basis of Malay culture and identity.

Book Description. This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary examination of law and legal institutions in Malaysia. It examines legal issues from historical, social, and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, politics, and society.

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