The State and Ethnic Politics in Southeast Asia

The State and Ethnic Politics in Southeast Asia

by David Brown, David B. Brown, Brown David
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415049938

ISBN-13: 9780415049931

Pub. Date: 12/28/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Ethnic tensions in Southeast Asia represent a clear threat to the future stability of the region. David Brown's clear and systematic study outlines the patterns of ethnic politics in:
* Burma
* Singapore
* Indonesia
* Malaysia
* Thailand
The study considers the influence of the State on the formation of ethnic groups and investigates why some

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Overview

Ethnic tensions in Southeast Asia represent a clear threat to the future stability of the region. David Brown's clear and systematic study outlines the patterns of ethnic politics in:
* Burma
* Singapore
* Indonesia
* Malaysia
* Thailand
The study considers the influence of the State on the formation of ethnic groups and investigates why some countries are more successful in 'managing' their ethnic politics than others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415049931
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Series:
Politics in Asia Series
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of tables
Preface
Introduction
1Ethnicity and the state1
2The ethnocratic state and ethnic separatism in Burma33
3Ethnicity and corporatism in Singapore66
4Neo-patrimonialism and national integration in Indonesia112
5Internal colonialism and ethnic rebellion in Thailand158
6Class, state and ethnic politics in Peninsular Malaysia206
7Ethnicity, nationalism and democracy258
Notes266
Bibliography322
Index344

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