Malaysia is one of the fastest growing economies in the world today, and this book reflects current debates about the future directions of the national economy, polity and society in light of the late 1900s watershed period of financial crisis, the arrest of Anwar Ibrahim and the subsequent 1999 general election. Malaysian Economics and Politics in the New Century aims to answer questions about how the economy and society are organized, about how the benefits from economic development are distributed, about government's relations to major national institutions, and about the nature of the political process.Certainly, this state of affairs might kindle fresh interest in the wake of Malaysiaa#39;s new legislation, the establishment in 1999 by Parliament of a Commission on Human Rights, and the growing awareness among the citizenry of personalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Malaysian Economics and Politics in the New Century|
|Author||:||Colin Barlow, Francis Kok-Wah Loh|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2003-01-01|