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Author Hwang, In-wŏn

Title Personalized politics : the Malaysian state under Mahathir / In-won Hwang
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xix, 398 pages) : illustrations
Contents List of Tables; Foreword by Harold Crouch; Acknowledgments; Glossary; 1. Introduction; 2. The Origins and Patterns of Conflict in Malaysia; 3. Regime Maintenance through Consociational Bargaining; 4. Regime Change towards UMNO Dominance; 5. Towards Mahathir's Personal Dominance; 6. Politics in the 1990s: Regime Change orRegime Consolidation; 7. The Rise of New Politics and Challenges to the Mahathir Regime; 8. Whither Malaysia?; References; Index; About the Author
Summary This book is an innovative analysis of regime maintenance and transformation in Malaysia. It goes beyond familiar approaches centred on communal politics, or the corporate workings of Malaysia Inc., to stress the importance of power maintenance -- tracing a path from consociational bargaining, to authoritarian UMNO dominance, to Dr Mahathir's personal dominance ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 360-382) and index
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Subject Mahathir bin Mohamad, 1925-
Mahathir bin Mohamad, 1925-
Mahathir bin Mohamad.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
Politics and government
Ethnische Gruppe
Binnenlandse politiek.
Politieke partijen.
Malaysia -- Politics and government
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789812305190
Other Titles Malaysian state under Mahathir