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Dimensions of Tradition and Development in Malaysia - Rokiah Talib and Tan Chee-Beng (eds)
Dimensions of Tradition and Development in Malaysia - Rokiah Talib and Tan Chee-Beng (eds)
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Manufacturer Number: ML4390
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Dimensions of Tradition and Development in Malaysia

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Rokiah Talib and Tan Chee-Beng (eds)  


The contributors to this volume tackle a wide range of subjects exploring how both traditional cultural and religious beliefs and economic development interact with each other for good or ill. The book is divided into five main sections - 

 

  • I - Traditions and Development exploring, for example Aboriginal, Chinese and Malay agricultural methods, 
  • II - Issues in Development, where the informal sector, low cost housing, foreign workers and consumer culture are discussed, 
  • III - Development and Changing Economic Life, where changes affecting aboriginal communities on both the peninsula and in Borneo are covered, 
  • IV - Religion and Ethnic Relations, where Buddhism in Penang, religious revivalism, intermarriage and the Chinese Malaysian community are included and 
  • V - Social Problems where issues of drug dependence, girls in custody and the menopause amongst rural Malay women are examined. 
  • 557 pages with an index Very Good Hardback in a  Good Dust Jacket. 
Weight: 1.3 kg. Post free within Malaysia, but may incur additional charges when posted outside Malaysia

 

Published by Pelanduk Publications, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia,1995.. First edition. ISBN: 9789679785104

Condition: The dust jacket has some creases, curls around the edges and a small slit on one corner. The text block has some dirt on it and some spotting The binding is tight and there is very mild tanning throughout.


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