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Liberal and Structural Ethnic Political Accommodation in Malaysia

N. Ganesan

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the political evolution of Malaysia in relation to minority communities, and compares the Malaysian experience to Western liberal theories of multiculturalism. The first three ... More


Ethnic Riots and Other Myths

Andrew C. Willford and S. Nagarajan

in Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia's Plantations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824838942
eISBN:
9780824869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838942.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines what was described as the worst “ethnic rioting” in Malaysia in decades. In 2001, Malays and Indians clashed in an area known as Kampung Medan. Many analysts, academics, and ... More


Social: Revenge, Feuding, Rioting, Terrorism, War, and Other Delights

David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton

in Payback: Why We Retaliate, Redirect Aggression, and Take Revenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195395143
eISBN:
9780190255763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195395143.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how payback magnifies and ramifies onto a larger, social canvas. It first makes the case that a solid line—based on the Three Rs—runs through revenge to feuding, through the ... More


Not an Inch: Gaining Control in the North, 1919–1939

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume II: Control

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830573
eISBN:
9780191868733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830573.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The formation of Northern Ireland is treated in this chapter. Contrary to subsequent misrepresentation, Northern Ireland was not a state, but a devolved government within the UK, with limited powers. ... More


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