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Beyond Mahathir Malaysian politics and its discontents by Khoo, Boo Teik

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Published by Zed Books, Distributed in the United States by Palgrave in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Malaysia

Subjects:

  • Mahathir bin Mohamad, 1925-,
  • Malaysia -- Politics and government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-210) and index.

StatementKhoo Boo Teik.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS597.2 .K465 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3329161M
ISBN 101842774646, 1842774654
LC Control Number2004304161
OCLC/WorldCa52920631

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A Doctor in the House: The Memoirs of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad by Mahathir bin Mohamad Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Peace Research 49(5) . Malaysia is an increasingly important player. Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is now Asia's longest-serving leader. This work on Malaysian politics offers an analysis of the Mahathir project, examining how Mahathir has, over 20 years, translated the basis of the ruling bloc's legitimacy from one of coercive domination and ethnic card-playing into a more consensual form of .   A Doctor in The House [The Memoir of Tun Dr Mahathir bn Mohamed] is without doubt the most fascinating book I've ever read Although this book is best addressed to the Malays in particular, I most admit it is also a message to the whole world especially to the Third World countries I believed our leaders could learn a lot from this visionary leader who /5. 32 rows  It was extracted from Boo Teik, Khoo’s book titled “Beyond Mahathir: Malaysian .

  Beyond this, it is also observed in various passages of the book that the writer compares Dr. Mahathir with some distinguished ‘Muslim thinkers’ which is no doubt irrelevant to the discussion. Though Dr. Mahathir is a vanguard of Islamization policies, it cannot be contended that he was the only sole constituent of all ideas about Islamic. Mahathir Mohamad stepped down as Malaysia’s longest serving prime minister in Officially he does not hold any political office, but his views and influence still prevail. He was largely responsible for deposing his handpicked successor, Abdullah Badawi, and he is in the process of trying to do the same to the current PM Najib Razak. But Malaysian society has moved beyond Mahathir. Beyond the rigorous documentation of the campaign and its intricacies from the unique perspective of the close circles of Mahathir, this book is an in-depth analysis of the re-invention of the Mahathir persona and the concept of "Legitimacy" in Malaysia and beyond.   The foreign policy style of Malaysia’s fourth prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad (–), was controversial in many instances, but the country’s influence and leverage in regional and global affairs had been remarkable for a country of its by: 5.