50 Years Of Malaysia: Federalism Revisited by Dr. James Chin50 Years Of Malaysia: Federalism Revisited by Dr. James Chin

50 Years Of Malaysia: Federalism Revisited

EditorDr. James Chin, Dr. Andrew Harding

Paperback | January 7, 2015

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On 16 September 1963 Malaysia came into being with the accession of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore to the existing Federation of Malaya. This book marks the 50th anniversary of this notable event in South East Asia's history. The focus of the book will be mainly on the experience of Sabah and Sarawak as subjects of the federation. It looks at the experience of federalism from a number of different perspectives, keeping in mind not just the effects of federalism on Sabah and Sarawak but also the effects on the federation as a whole. Has the bargain of 1963 been adhered to? Has Malaysian federalism been a successful example of this form of government in Asia, or has the bargain been undermined in ways contrary to the original deal in the Malaysia Agreement of 1963? What have been the practical effects on East Malaysia during 50 years?
Professor Andrew Harding is Director, Centre for Asian Legal Studies at the National University of Singapore. He is a leading scholar in the fields of Asian legal studies and comparative constitutional law. He commenced his academic career at NUS before moving to SOAS, University of London, where he became Head of the Law School and Di...
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Title:50 Years Of Malaysia: Federalism RevisitedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 8.97 × 6.07 × 0.92 inPublished:January 7, 2015Publisher:Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:981456124X

ISBN - 13:9789814561242

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