9781840645996

Malaysian Economics and Politics in the New Century

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    9781840645996

  • ISBN10:

    1840645997

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-04-01
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub

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Author Biography

Colin Barlow is a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University, Australia Francis Loh Kok Wah is Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

Table of Contents

Dedication vii
Tables
viii
Contributors ix
Preface and Acknowledgements xiii
PART I INTRODUCTION
Introduction
3(10)
Colin Barlow
Francis Loh Kok Wah
PART II ECONOMICS AND STRATEGY
Malaysia and the Asian Crisis: Lessons and Challenges
13(16)
R. Thillainathan
The Impact of the 1997 Financial Crisis on Malaysia's Corporate Sector and its Response
29(17)
Tan Tat Wai
Malaysia after the Asian Crisis: An Overview of Labour Market Issues
46(16)
Shamsulbahriah Ku Ahmad
The Financial Crisis and its Social Implications
62(13)
Ishak Shari
Malaysia's Security Environment and Strategic Responses
75(18)
Russ Swinnerton
PART III POLITICS AND OTHER ASPECTS
A New Politics in Malaysia: Ferment and Fragmentation
93(13)
Francis Loh Kok Wah
Changing Power Configurations in Malaysia
106(13)
Michael Ong
The Anwar Trial and its Wider Implications
119(13)
William Case
Mahathir, Australia and the Rescue of the Malays
132(11)
Anthony Milner
Some Aspects of Malaysian Civil Liberties
143(16)
Rais Yatim
The Challenges of Opposition Politics in Malaysia - Checking Growing Authoritarianism and Ethnic Repolarization
159(16)
Lim Kit Siang
PART IV CONCLUSIONS
Conclusions
175(14)
Colin Barlow
Francis Loh Kok Wah
References 189(10)
Index 199

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