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Democracy in Plural Societies: A Comparative Exploration
While it may be difficult to achieve and maintain stable democratic governments in countries with deep religious, ideological, linguistic, cultural, or ethnic cleavages, Lijphart argues that it isExpand
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what is a Malay? situational selection of ethnic identity in a plural society
Most studies to date of ethnic relations, ethnic boundaries, and criteria used to define ethnic status have been biased toward a particular “assimilationist” model drawn from experience in NorthExpand
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Christianity among Transnational Chinese: Religious versus (Sub)ethnic Affiliation
The approximately 5 per cent of the diaspora Chinese who are Christian are faced with the question as to whether religious or sectarian affiliation takes priority over Chinese unity or sub-ChineseExpand
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Religious Ideology and Social Change: The Islamic Revival in Malaysia
HE WORLD CANNOT BUT BE IMPRESSED by the resurgence of a newly confident and powerful Islam, whose political and economic impact has affected the course of many events during the late 1970s. TheExpand
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Beyond theology: Toward an anthropology of fundamentalism
Once considered exclusively a matter of religion, theology, or scriptural correctness, use of the term fundamentalism has recently undergone metaphorical expansion into other domains and, dependingExpand
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