Islamic radicalism in Malaysia

An overview

Kamaruzaman Yusoff

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this paper is to elucidate Islamic radicalism in Malaysia. Qualitative study has been made to examine the meaning of radicalism in the Malaysian context, some historical background and how this term is evolved over the period especially after independence. Post September 11 also played a role in shaping the new meaning of radicalism in general and Islamic radicalism in particular. This paper suggests that ethnicity, fanaticism and idealism play major roles in shaping Malaysian population, especially Muslim.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Pages2326-2331
    Number of pages6
    Volume5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    EventWorld Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, WCPCG-2010 - Antalya, Turkey
    Duration: 22 Apr 201025 Apr 2010

    Other

    OtherWorld Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, WCPCG-2010
    CountryTurkey
    CityAntalya
    Period22/4/1025/4/10

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    Islam
    radicalism
    Malaysia
    Population
    fanaticism
    idealism
    Muslim
    ethnicity

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)
    • Psychology(all)

    Cite this

    Yusoff, K. (2010). Islamic radicalism in Malaysia: An overview. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 5, pp. 2326-2331) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.458

    Islamic radicalism in Malaysia : An overview. / Yusoff, Kamaruzaman.

    Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 5 2010. p. 2326-2331.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Yusoff, K 2010, Islamic radicalism in Malaysia: An overview. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 5, pp. 2326-2331, World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, WCPCG-2010, Antalya, Turkey, 22/4/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.458
    Yusoff K. Islamic radicalism in Malaysia: An overview. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 5. 2010. p. 2326-2331 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.458
    Yusoff, Kamaruzaman. / Islamic radicalism in Malaysia : An overview. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 5 2010. pp. 2326-2331
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