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Singapore Malays : being ethnic minority and Muslim in a global city-state / Hussin Mutalib.

Author/Creator:
Hussin Mutalib, 1949-, author.
Publication:
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Series:
Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 45
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 45
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Subjects:
Malays (Asian people) -- Singapore.
Muslims -- Singapore.
Singapore -- Ethnic relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"The Malay population makes up Singapore's three largest ethnic groups. This book provides an analysis of the debates on religion, politics and citizenship of Malay Muslims in contemporary Singapore. Comprehensively and convincingly argued, the author examines their disadvantaged circumstances in the fields of politics, education, social mobility, and freedom of religious expression."--Publisher's description.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Glossary of abbreviations; PART I Introduction, objectives of study, theoretical framework, historical overview, and literature review; 1 Introduction: the 'Malay plight' defined, objectives and approach of this study; 2 Historical overview of 'Malays' and their progress post-Independence; 3 Literature review on the Malay plight; PART II The 'Malay plight' examined; 4 The socio-economic plight; 5 The question of Islamic identity; 6 The leadership plight; PART III Sources of the Malay plight
7 Secondary sources: 'minority syndrome', historical legacies and globalization8 Primary source: the state; PART IV The future of Malays: 'what is to be done?'; 9 Roles of Malays and the state; 10 Conclusion; Appendix 1: Hussin Mutalib (books, articles, talks, seminars and conferences, 1986-2010); Appendix 2: State-Malay tensions since the 1980s - a sample; Appendix 3: ethnic preferences in the resale market for HDB flats; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-52085-0
9786613833303
0-203-11802-2
1-136-30733-8
OCLC:
804661517
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203118023 doi