The unwelcome guests: Indonesian immigrants and Malaysian public responses.

A. Kassim

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Abstract

The author examines attitudes among different sections of the Malaysian population toward the presence of immigrants from Indonesia, many of whom are illegal migrants. Data are from a review of Malaysian newspaper articles and from a survey conducted in 1985 in two squatter settlements in Kuala Lumpur. The author concludes that in recent years, the mood of the general public has turned against Indonesian migrants.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-278
Number of pages14
JournalTonan Ajia kenkyu
Volume25
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1987
Externally publishedYes

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The unwelcome guests : Indonesian immigrants and Malaysian public responses. / Kassim, A.

In: Tonan Ajia kenkyu, Vol. 25, No. 2, 09.1987, p. 265-278.

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