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Real and nominal political executive

Ra'ees, Wahabuddin (2008) Real and nominal political executive. In: Government and Politics in Malaysia. Cengage Learning, Singapore, pp. 83-100. ISBN 978-981-4239-27-1

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Abstract

The executive is the oldest of all branches of government. From the archaeological evidence in the Middle East, it is clear that the institution of executive (kingship) was well established over 5000 years ago. 1 It possesses great power and authority in any political system. The executive branch of government has remained at the center of power of the government since groups began to form government in society. It is "the apex of power in a political system at which policy is formed and through which it is executed."2 This chapter examines the nature and functions of political executive in Malaysia

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2244/29953
Uncontrolled Keywords: Political executive, Malaysia, politics
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Political Science
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Wahabuddin Ra'ees
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2013 09:15
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2014 15:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/29953

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