Cultural pluralism in Malaysia

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StatementJohn A. Lent, editor ; contributors, Nat J. Colletta ... [et al.].
SeriesSpecial report - Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University ; no. 14, Special report (Northern Illinois University. Center for Southeast Asian Studies) ;, no. 14.
ContributionsLent, John A., Colletta, Nat J.
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LC ClassificationsDS594 .C84
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In this book, Malaysian scholars write about how pluralism affects different areas of their society. They have different disciplinary backgrounds and they focus on a variety of aspects of religious pluralism: social relations, religious dialogue, legal pluralism, pluralism at the marketplace and how pluralism affects educational preferences.

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.

Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. April 7, | History. An edition of Pluralism in Malaysia () Pluralism in Malaysia myth and reality: a symposium on Singapore and Malaysia a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital Pages: The culture and practice of pluralism in postcolonial Malaysia / Abdul Rahman Embong --Social pluralism in Singapore / Chua Beng Huat and Kwok Kian-Woon --Social resources for civility and participation: the case of Yogyakarta, Indonesia / Mohtar Mase̤d, S.

Rizal Panggabean, and Muhammad Najib Azca --Boundaries and beyond: whither the cultural. The Politics of Multiculturalism: Pluralism and Citizenship in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia [Hefner, Robert W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Politics of Multiculturalism: Pluralism and Citizenship in Malaysia, Singapore, and IndonesiaFormat: Paperback. cultural and political thrusts of managing ethnicity and cultural pluralism in Malaysia—hence the question of “national ident ity.” In the final part of this essay, we. The issue is therefore how far this recognition of legal pluralism is constitutionalized, and how far federalism, which was designed (in relation to Sabah and Sarawak under the Malaysia Agreement of ) to protect the rights of the indigenous people, has succeeded in doing so.

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: A survey of the interaction of race, ethnicity, nationalism and politics in Malaysia.

It examines the historical roots of national and ethnic identity, the sources of conflict and social cohesion, and contemporary manifestations of ethnic tension and solidarity in areas such as economic.

[Cultural pluralism] is a state of equal co-existence in a mutually supportive relationship within the boundaries or framework of one nation of people of diverse cultures with significantly different patterns of belief, behavior, color, and in many cases with different languages.

To achieve cultural pluralism, there must be unity with diversity. The difference in cultural pluralism Cultural pluralism in Malaysia book be observed between homogeneous societies like Israel, Japan, South Korea which have only one dominant culture and hence no need to accommodate other cultures and heterogeneous societies like United States of America, India, United Kingdom, etc.

However, while a lot of societies are heterogeneous i.e. they have multiple cultures, that does not. Because values are culturally or socially influenced, the relationship between religion, ethnicity, and law is important to understanding legal pluralism in Malaysia (Hoffstaedter, ). Rights in Malaysia have both a social and ethnic aspects, so that equality before the law has a different meaning for Muslims versus non-Muslims.

The culture and practice of pluralism in postcolonial Malaysia / Abdul Rahman Embong Social pluralism in Singapore / Chua Beng Huat and Kwok Kian-Woon Social resources for civility and participation: the case of Yogyakarta, Indonesia / Mohtar Mased, S.

Corpus ID: GLOBALIZATION AND NATIONAL IDENTITY: Managing Ethnicity and Cultural Pluralism in Malaysia @inproceedings{IbrahimGLOBALIZATIONAN, title={GLOBALIZATION AND NATIONAL IDENTITY: Managing Ethnicity and Cultural Pluralism in Malaysia}, author={Zawawi Ibrahim}, year={} }.

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.

In his paper, "Diversity and Pluralism, A Quranic Perspective" (Islam and Civilizational Renewal, Vol. 1 No. 1, p. 29), Mohammed Hasan Kamali, former professor of law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia, advocates using al-ta῾ad-dudiyyah as the Arabic cognate for pluralism.

Labeling every heterodox practice as "un-Islamic. Bumiputera or Bumiputra (Jawi: بوميڤوترا) is a term used in Malaysia to describe Malays and Orang Asli or indigenous peoples of Malaysia or Southeast Asia (see official definition below). The term is sometimes controversial, and has similar usage in the Malay world, used similarly in Indonesia and Brunei.

; 25 cm. --Pluralism in Malaysia: myth and reality: a symposium on Singapore and Malaysia. (in)tolerance and cultural diversity and how to solve them.

For Academics • A book (and several journal articles) on conceptual and empirical advances on tolerance, pluralism and cultural diversity in 21st century Europe. University of Bristol Tariq MODOOD UK – Bristol Università degli Studi di Milano Maurizio AMBROSINI IT – Milano.

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It will also host last games from the two groups on Nov. 4 and two quarter-finals on Nov. Originally published inthis classic book developed the concept of cultural pluralism.

“Democracy Versus the Melting Pot: A Study of American Nationality.” The Nation (February 18. Choice Outstanding Academic Title !This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings.

Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least begrudgingly tolerate them, and why in other contexts are people less receptive to difference.

Cultural Pluralism Nation-Building and Educational Policies in Peninsular Malaysia. Watson, J.

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Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v1 n2 p The study considered questions on five broad topics regarding mass communication in the Malay-Indonesian Archipelago: 1. How does broadcasting reflect cultural pluralism, and what role is assumed by media in cultural integration policies.

How do policies guard against the unwanted influence of foreign cultures. How have economic and social policies for national development been carried out by. Cultural imperialism, the imposition by one usually politically or economically dominant community of various aspects of its own culture onto another nondominant community.

While the term cultural imperialism did not emerge in scholarly or popular discourse until the s, the phenomenon has a. How does one fare in a world marked by rapid and profound transformations.

How does one build a firm and credible identity in a context of uncertainty and cultural pluralism. The transition of society from traditional, to modern, to postmodern is marked by a new definition of the concepts of. With their diverse religions and ethnic communities, the Southeast Asian countries of Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia have grappled with this problem since achieving independence after World War II.

Each country has on occasion been torn by violence over the proper terms for accommodating pluralism. Cultural Pluralism and Psychoanalysis explores the creative dialogue that the major psychoanalysts since Freud have had with the modern Northern European/North American culture of individualism and tries to resolve major problems that occur when psychoanalysis, with its cultural legacy of individualism, is applied to those from various Asian cultures.

Dismantling pluralism. Sixty years after Merdeka, then, negotiations and struggles continue to find a balance between the communities, which can make Malaysia globally significant, economically powerful, and socially enviable.

The notion of “Bangsa Malaysia” championed in the prosperous early s was one such attempt. Cultural pluralism can be practiced at varying degrees by a group or an individual.

A prominent example of pluralism is 20th-century United States, in which a dominant culture with strong elements of nationalism, a sporting culture, and an artistic culture contained also smaller groups with their own ethnic, religious, and cultural norms. Cultural Pluralism and Nationalist Politics in British Guiana Paperback – January 1, by Leo A.

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DeSpres. Examines the origins of West Malaysia's cultural pluralism in the century prior to Traces the development of formal educational provision in the early years of the Straits of Malacca settlements.

Concludes that West Malaysia's communal ills were the consequence of a multiplicity of circumstances, not merely British educational policies.the young for cultural pluralism. This latter task necessarily involves revision of not only educational technology and organization, but the ideology as well.

In this process of change the following considerations must be given due weight. First, in cultural terms, the school must pro.The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism: The Nation-State at Bay?

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