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Power sharing in a divided nation : mediated communalism and new politics in six decades of Malaysia's elections / Johan Saravanamuttu.

Author:
Saravanamuttu, J. (Jayaratnam) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Singapore : ISEAS Yusof Ishak institute, 2016.
Description:
xx, 323 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-301) and index.
Language(s):
In English.
Contents:
The imperative of mediated communalism -- The electoral system : origin, rationale and critique -- Consociation and the electoral process, 1952-55 -- The path-dependent rise and demise of the Alliance, 1959-69 -- The National Front's rise in the elections of 1974 and 1978 -- Mediating communalism through party capitalism : The elections of 1982, 1985, 1990 and 1995 -- Reformasi and new politics : Constituting an alternative coalition in the 1999 General Election -- The opposition's breakthrough : The leap from 2004 to 2008 -- Electoral impasse of dual-coalition politics in 2013 -- Transitions of coalition politics circa 2016 -- Conclusion : The desiderata of ethnic power sharing.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9789814695435 (paperback)
  • 9814695432 (paperback)
LCCN:
2016326262
OCLC:
961905228
Publisher:
RCP:
C - S