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History and Context of Public Administration in Malaysia


Chin, JU, History and Context of Public Administration in Malaysia, Public Administration in Southeast Asia: Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau, CRC Press, Evan M. Berman (ed), London, pp. 141-154. ISBN 978-1-4200-6476-6 (2010) [Research Book Chapter]

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This chapter provides the history and context of public administration in Malaysia. The central theme here is that while the civil service was fairly professional and representative at the time of independence, after the 1969 riots new political realities caused the civil service to become dominated by the Malay community. The leading Malay party, UMNO, assumed a pre-eminent place in the political system and began to control the state and all of the state apparatus.

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:99793
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:School of Humanities
Deposited On:2015-04-09
Last Modified:2015-06-10

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