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Forced to the Periphery: Recent Chinese politics in East Malaysia


Chin, JU, Forced to the Periphery: Recent Chinese politics in East Malaysia, Malaysian Chinese: Recent Developments and Prospects, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Leo Suryadinata and Lee Hock Guan (ed), Singapore, pp. 109-124. ISBN 9789814345088 (2012) [Research Book Chapter]

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This chapter will chart the development of Chinese politics in the East Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah in the past decade. In general, Chinese politics in both states has taken the same trajectory as Chinese politics in the peninsula, that is, the political marginalization of the community, especially in electoral politics. The only key difference between Chinese politics in the peninsula and East Malaysia is the continued pre-eminence of local-based Chinese parties in both states.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Political science
Research Field:Government and politics of Asia and the Pacific
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Government and politics
Objective Field:Government and politics not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Chin, JU (Professor James Chin)
ID Code:99785
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:School of Humanities
Deposited On:2015-04-09
Last Modified:2016-08-22

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