Constructing an Islamic Model in Two Malaysian States: PAS Rule in Kelantan and Terengganu

@article{Stark2004ConstructingAI,
  title={Constructing an Islamic Model in Two Malaysian States: PAS Rule in Kelantan and Terengganu},
  author={Jan Stark},
  journal={Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={51 - 75}
}
  • J. Stark
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Sociology
  • Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia
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