Prickly ambivalence: State, society and semidemocracy in Malaysia

@inproceedings{Weiss2005PricklyAS,
  title={Prickly ambivalence: State, society and semidemocracy in Malaysia},
  author={Meredith L. Weiss},
  year={2005}
}
British colonial policies set the stage for the subsequent balance between state and civil society in Malaysia, including the persistent racial stratification of the public sphere, cross-racial differences in modes of state–society engagement and the focus on development of citizenship skills for some groups and autonomous self-regulation for others. This article explores the vestiges and implications of this legacy in Malaysia to assess, first, how determining an effect the colonial experience… CONTINUE READING

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