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Contextualizing the Malaysian citizenship

Mohamed, Shafizan (2017) Contextualizing the Malaysian citizenship. International Journal of Law, Government and Communication, 2 (5). pp. 108-119. E-ISSN 0128-1763

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his paper focuses on explicating the unique characteristics of Malaysian politics and citizenship. This is achieved through a short historical background and a general overview of the different issues that build and contest the citizenship experience. Various theoretical positions and debates on the Malaysian citizenship is considered. Also scrutinized is the emergence of New Politics in Malaysia, where political participation shifts from its strict institutional and electoral origins to a more inclusive and contextualized understanding citizen participation. This development in citizenship theory speaks to the ways Malaysians are experiencing a gradual political transformation through the re-invigoration of civil society.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5172/59480
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysia, Citizenship, New Politics, Participation, Civil Society, New Media, Mahathirism, Islamization
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Communication
Depositing User: Dr Shafizan Mohamed
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2017 09:34
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2017 09:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/59480

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