An anthology with exciting internal dynamics

By Abdul Raqib Karim

November 2010 BOOK REVIEW
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The average Malaysian non-fiction section in any bookstore looks like a country club photo album that portrays the post-colonial elite, endorsing the viewpoint of the status quo they help create. There are few books on the market that study the evolution of Malaysia's multiethnic society, let alone address the country's tumultuous past, its uneasy scandal-laden present and its often uncertain and constantly shifting future. Therefore, a book on multiethnic Malaysia, with its no-holds-barred approach to ethnic issues is a much...

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Abdul Raqib Karim

is a sub-editor and researcher at Straits GT of Intersocietal and Scientific (Inas).