Faisal S. Hazis, Domination and contestation: Muslim bumiputera politics in Sarawak

Hoffstaedter, Gerhard (2012) Faisal S. Hazis, Domination and contestation: Muslim bumiputera politics in Sarawak. Bijdragen Tot De Taal- Land- En Volkenkunde, 168 4: 524-526. doi:10.1163/22134379-90003556


Author Hoffstaedter, Gerhard
Title Faisal S. Hazis, Domination and contestation: Muslim bumiputera politics in Sarawak
Formatted title
Faisal S. Hazis, Domination and contestation: Muslim bumiputera politics in Sarawak
Language of Title eng
Journal name Bijdragen Tot De Taal- Land- En Volkenkunde   Check publisher's open access policy
Translated journal name Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania
Language of Journal Name dut
ISSN 0006-2294
2213-4379
Publication date 2012-01-01
Sub-type Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
DOI 10.1163/22134379-90003556
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 168
Issue 4
Start page 524
End page 526
Total pages 3
Place of publication Leiden, Netherlands
Publisher Brill
Language dut
eng
Formatted abstract
In Malaysian politics and society at large Islam is debated incessantly, from within and without, from the theological and the mundane, the sacred and profane. Islam is closely followed by Malayness as a constantly argued about, defended, and politicized identity marker. Both Islam and Malayness dominate the politics of peninsula Malaysia, which is often seen as central to Malaysian affairs, with East Malaysia receiving less coverage. Thus a book that purports to explain the rise of Muslim bumiputera politics in Sarawak is in itself a welcome addition.

This book describes the rise of minority Muslim leaders taking power in Sarawak...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Subtitle: "Singapore: ISEAS, 2012, xvi + 346 pp. ISBN 9789814311588. Price: USD 54.90 (paperback)"

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
Collection: School of Social Science Publications
 
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