Ethnic Politics in Malaysia: Prospects for National Integration

@article{Segawa2013EthnicPI,
  title={Ethnic Politics in Malaysia: Prospects for National Integration},
  author={Noriyuki Segawa},
  journal={Nationalism and Ethnic Politics},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={210 - 232}
}
  • Noriyuki Segawa
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Nationalism and Ethnic Politics
This article examines the direction of ethnic politics in Malaysia by investigating the 2008 election results and the subsequent political maneuverings of political parties following the election. The results do not clearly demonstrate the demise of ethnic politics; however, the communal political paradigm of the Barisan Nasional Party (BN) has become increasingly ineffective in its attempts to appease both Malay and non-Malay communities. Following the election, the BN seems to have moved… 

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