Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific

Globalization and Social Transformation in the Asia-Pacific

The Australian and Malayasian Experience

Editors: Tazreiter, C., Tham, S. (Eds.)

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The contributors engage with a range of critical and contemporary issues of two key societies in the Asia-Pacific region, Australia and Malaysia. These include foreign policy and national security; multiculturalism and citizenship; the middle class; global governance; migrants and international students.

About the authors

Abdul Rahman Embong, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia AKM Ahsan Ullah, American University in Cairo, Egypt Linda Bartolomei, University of New South Wales, Australia Julian CH Lee, RMIT University, Australia Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Le Nhat Tran, Hue University, Vietnam Siti Muhammad, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia Rogelia Pe-Pua, University of New South Wales, Australia Eileen Pittaway, University of New South Wales, Australia Helen Pringle, University of New South Wales, Australia Michael Pusey, University of New South Wales, Australia K.S. Nathan, National University of Malaysia Elizabeth Thurbon, University of New South Wales, Australia Helen Ting, National University of Malaysia Ragayah Haji Mat Zin, National University of Malaysia Ben Reilly, Johns Hopkins University, USA Saskia Louise Schaefer, University of New South Wales, Australia Tham Siew Yean, National University of Malaysia

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Globalization as Localized Experience, Adaptation and Resistance: An Introduction

    Tazreiter, Claudia (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • Regionalism and Democracy in Asia: The Australia-Malaysia Nexus

    Reilly, Benjamin

    Pages 15-29

  • Malaysia’s Approach to Asian Regionalism in the Context of Expanding Globalization

    Nathan, K. S.

    Pages 30-46

  • Globalization Transforms the Broad Middle Class

    Pusey, Michael

    Pages 47-62

  • Responding to Globalization and the State: Negotiations and Contestations by the Middle Class in Malaysia

    Embong, Abdul Rahman

    Pages 63-77

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalization and Social Transformation in the Asia-Pacific
Book Subtitle
The Australian and Malayasian Experience
Editors
  • C. Tazreiter
  • S. Tham
Series Title
Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29838-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137298386
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-29837-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45234-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 267
Topics