Malaysia continue to articulate different nations-of-intent. Furthermore prescriptions for reform couched in the language of neo-liberalism fail to take into account the problems and characteristics of ethnically diverse or plural societies and the diverse 'nations of intent' that characterize the dilemmas opportunities and threats to these societies Shamsul ; Shamsul Asian Forms of Nation, Chapter: Multination States in Asia. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
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Polity Press,pp. This is the strategy of this chapter. A Study of the United Malays. Whereas Lee K uan Yew argued for a. However, as an important legal political and cultural reality in Malaysia the importance of the national language cannot be dismissed or side-lined.