The history of ethnic relationship in Malaysia

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Abstract

Malaysia is a typical multi-racial and multi-religious country. It is a prime example of multi-racial society. One of the outstanding characteristics of its multi-ethnic population today is its highly variegated ethnic mix. The ethnic groups of Malaysia consist mainly of the Malay community, the Chinese community and the Indian community. Malaysia also has other ethnic groups like the Eurasians and natives of West Malaysia and East Malaysia; because of the multi-racial characteristic of the population, it also has varieties of culture, religion, social norms and values. This makes the country a rich field area for studying the interaction and integration among the various ethnic groups. It is important to know the recent level of interaction and integration in multiracial condition likes Malaysia to set up some policies in idea to remain the solidarity. Without the information about the level of such things, then the country will face a serious havoc situation effected from unsatisfied feeling between all races.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)504-510
Number of pages7
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number4 SPL.ISS. 3
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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nationalities and ethnic groups
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Social Values
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population characteristics
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Keywords

  • Culture
  • Ethnic
  • Malaysia
  • Relationship
  • Stereotyping

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
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