Malaysia:	Recent Trends and Challenges

Malaysia: Recent Trends and Challenges

by Saw Swee-Hock

This book documents the trends and challenges that are taking place in the more important sectors of Malaysia. The chapters, written by specialists with an intimate knowledge of the country, cover major topics such as population trends and patterns, Islam Hadhari, Bangsa Malaysia, politics and the 2004 general election, civil service reforms, corporate governance, educational reforms, the impact of globalisation on the economy, and Malaysia’s relations with Singapore. Recent developments in these areas are likely to have a profound bearing on Malaysia and its neighbours in the years ahead. The book provides readers with a greater appreciation and a deeper understanding of Malaysia, which is undergoing significant changes and challenges.

Refer to this link for list of supported app: Click here!

Disclaimer: Our supplier will reach out via email with redemption process and code.

For any enquiries regarding E-books from Alkem, please contact

Buy by Chapter (individual chapters fulfilled in digital format)

Preliminary pages, with Foreword by Wang Gungwu
1. Population Trends and Patterns in Multiracial Malaysia
2. The Emerging Politics of Islam Hadhari
3. Bangsa Malaysia: Vision or Spin?
4. The 2004 Malaysian General Elections: Economic Development, Electoral Trends, and the Decline of the Opposition
5. The UMNO-PAS Struggle: Analysis of PAS's Defeat in 2004
6. The Malay Electorate in 2004: Reversing the 1999 Result?
7. UMNO and BN in the 2004 Election: The Political Culture of Complex Identities
8. Malaysias Civil Service Reform: Mahathirs Legacies and Abdullahs Challenges
9. Reinventing Governance in Corporate Malaysia: The Challenges Ahead
10. Globalisation and Ethnic Integration in Malaysian Education
11. Globalisation and the Challenges Facing Malaysia's Economy
12. Promising Start to Malaysia-Singapore Relations

Status: Out Of Stock

Regular price
SGD 64.09
Sale price
SGD 64.09
Regular price
SGD 64.09
Unit price
Tax included.

Product Details

  • Number of Pages : 313
  • Publisher : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Weight : 600g
  • Product Code : 9789812303394
  • Dimension : 152 x 229 mm

About Author

Saw Swee-Hock

Saw Swee-Hock is Professorial Fellow and Adviser to the Malaysia Study Programme at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the London School of Economics. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in Statistics at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, and Professor of Statistics at the University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore. He is currently Council Member of the National University of Singapore and a recipient of its Distinguished Alumni Service Award. Among his major publications are A Guide to Conducting Surveys; Malayan Economic Statistics; Changing Labour Force of Malaysia; The Population of Peninsular Malaysia; The Population of Singapore; Population Policies and Programmes in Singapore; ASEAN Economies in Transition (editor); and Investment Management.