Malaysia: Islam, Society and Politics

This collection of essays has been prepared as a tribute to Clive S. Kessler, Professor of Sociology at the University of New South Wales for over twenty years and a member of staff of the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, and the Barnard College, Columbia Unive...

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Contributors: Hooker, Virginia (Other); Othman, Norani (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Singapore ISEAS Publishing 2003
Enclosed titles:Frontmatter -- ; CONTENTS -- ; PREFACE -- ; THE CONTRIBUTORS -- ; 1. Clive Kessler: Some Biographical Reflections  (Kronenberg, Naomi --)
2. Malaysia: Still “Islam and Politics” But Now Enmeshed in a Global Web  (Hooker, Virginia --)
PART I: ISLAM -- ; 3. Social Science Approaches to Understanding Religious Practice: The Special Case of the Hajj  (Roff, William R. --)
4. Politics of Syariah Reform: The Making of the State Religio-Legal Apparatus  (Hamayotsu, Kikue --)
5. Submission to Allah? The Kelantan Syariah Criminal Code (II) 1993  (Hooker, M. B. --)
PART II: SOCIETY -- ; 6. The Malay World: The Concept of Malay Studies and National Identity Formation  (Shamsul, A. B. --)
7. (Re)Framing Women’s Rights Claims in Malaysia  (Stivens, Maila --)
8. Islam, Modernity, and the Popular in Malaysia  (Kahn, Joel S. --)
PART III: POLITICS -- ; 9. How “Traditional” is the Malaysian Monarchy  (Milner, Anthony --)
10. The Localization of Islamist Discourse in the Tafsir of Tuan Guru Nik Aziz Nik Mat, Murshid’ul Am of PAS  (Noor, Farish A. --)
11. The PAS–BN Conflict in the 1990s: Islamism and Modernity  (Malhi, Amrita --)
CONCLUSION -- ; 12. The Way Forward: Social Science and Malaysia in the Twenty-first Century  (Hooker, Virginia --)
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Summary:This collection of essays has been prepared as a tribute to Clive S. Kessler, Professor of Sociology at the University of New South Wales for over twenty years and a member of staff of the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, and the Barnard College, Columbia University, New York.
Format:Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
ISBN:981230522X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1355/9789812305220