The 1Malaysia project : uniting and dividing at the same time
Farish A. Noor
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
In the lead-up to the 13th General Elections in Malaysia, which remains divided along ethnic, religious and linguistic lines. Prime Minister Najib Razak has been promoting the idea of ‘1Malaysia’ as an inclusive nationalist project that brings together the disparate communities of the country. But his efforts to unite Malaysians have been dampened by resistance both from within and without the fold of his Barisan Nasional coalition.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 122-12