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Boo Teik Khoo - Beyond Mahathir - 9781842774649 - V9781842774649
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Beyond Mahathir

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Description for Beyond Mahathir Hardcover. This volume takes a hard look at the long-term social transformation behind the dramatic politics of the Mahathir era in Malaysia. Num Pages: 219 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1FMM; 3JJPR; GTF; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 20. Weight in Grams: 419.
A timely response to the retirement in October 2003 of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Beyond Mahathir poses vital questions about Malaysian politics after Mahathir in judicious ways. The author examines Malaysia's long-term social transformation, the global disruptions of July 1997 and 'September 11', key leaders' calculations of power, and the pitfalls of succession that intersected to produce the political dramas of Mahathir's final decade in power. Organizing arguments around the critical but unstable fortunes of a 30-year nationalist-capitalist project, the author brings to life Mahathir's predicaments, contradictions in Anwar Ibrahim's career, Reformasi's creative dissent, Parti Islam's religious dissidence, and the cultural ... Read more

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About Boo Teik Khoo
Khoo, Boo Teik is Associate Professor and Deputy Dean in the School of Social Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. He is the author of Paradoxes of Mahathirism: An Intellectual Biography of Mahathir Mohamad (1995). Khoo is co-editor (with Francis Loh Kok Wah) of Democracy in Malaysia: Discourses and Practices (2002).

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Reviews of the author's previous book, Paradoxes of Mahathirism: An Intellectual Biography of Mahathir Mohamad, (OUP, 1995). '...a genuinely enlightening biography. This is a well balanced study, meticulously documented, thoughtfully analyzed, detached to a fault and interesting throughout. 'Paradoxes of Mahathirism' is a pioneering book, which no one interested in Malaysian politics should fail to read.' - Journal of Malaysian ... Read more

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