Assimilation level of Indian muslim in Malaysia

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Abstract

This research set outs to explore the exact level of the social aspect of assimilation between Indian Muslim and their Malay counterparts in Malaysia. It was sure that assimilation in social aspect is dilemma which Indian Muslim face when they convert from their own religion to Islam. It suggests that when these converts begin to practise Islam, their behaviour changes in line with the identity of the Malays. This is because Islam equates to Malay in the Malaysian context. Whilst they are welcomed by their Malay counterparts, it is nevertheless hypothesised that they may not assimilate fully into the Malay community.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)404-411
Number of pages8
JournalSocial Sciences (Pakistan)
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Assimilation
  • Indian Muslim
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  • Malaysia
  • Social

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Assimilation level of Indian muslim in Malaysia. / Muhamat @ Kawangit, Razaleigh; Hanin Hamjah, Salasiah.

In: Social Sciences (Pakistan), Vol. 8, No. 5, 2013, p. 404-411.

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