1st Edition

The State and Ethnic Politics in SouthEast Asia

ISBN 9780415127929
Published December 10, 1993 by Routledge
376 Pages

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Book Description

Ethnic tensions in Southeast Asia represent a clear threat to the future stability of the region. David Brown's clear and systematic study outlines the patterns of ethnic politics in:
* Burma
* Singapore
* Indonesia
* Malaysia
* Thailand
The study considers the influence of the State on the formation of ethnic groups and investigates why some countries are more successful in 'managing' their ethnic politics than others.



David Brown is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics at Murdoch's University, Australia