Essays about: "chinese malaysia"

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  1. 1. “I want myself to become Malaysian” : Political Participation and Identity Construction among Chinese Malaysians

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Ulrika Lindstrand; [2016]
    Keywords : citizenship; rights; political participation; ethnic identity; national identity; nationalism; Malaysia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis centers the concepts of citizenship and identity. It is an ethnographic case study focusing on well- educated, urban Chinese Malaysians with the aim to discover to what extent political participation, utilizing one’s citizenship rights, affects citizenship identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Country Branding in a Chinese Context: Using a Swedish Example

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Linnéa Hellberg; [2011]
    Keywords : Country Branding; Country-of-Origin; China; COO; Sweden in China; National Identity; Brand Image; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Problem Discussion Globalization and social media are factors that enhance the importance for countries to communicate their identity. The dynamics of competition has changed and in order to improve economic performance, attract tourism, trade and investment opportunities a strong country brand is needed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Waves of change : traditional religion among the Urak Lawoi, sea nomads of Ko Lanta, Thailand

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Ämnesavdelningen för kultur- och religionsvetenskap

    Author : Erik Nilsson; [2010]
    Keywords : history of religion; anthropology of religion; Thailand; Andaman Sea; Ko Lanta; Urak Lawoi; sea gypsies; sea nomads; Chao Ley; Thai Mai; animism; tourism; tsunami; spirit;

    Abstract : This essay is the result of a field study in Ko Lanta in Thailand, during October-December 2009. The purpose of the study was to document the traditional religion of Urak Lawoi and to analyze in what way their life and beliefs have changed during the last 20 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Forces of change : A theoretical analysis of syncretism between Theravada Buddhism and animistic indigenous beliefs in Thailand

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för kultur-, religions- och utbildningsvetenskap

    Author : Erik Nilsson; [2010]
    Keywords : History of religion; anthropology of religion; animism; syncretism; anti-syncretism; sea nomads; sea gypsies; Urak Lawoi; Chao Ley; Thai Mai; spirit; ghost; indigenous people; ancestors; founders’ cults; spirit cults; Theravada Buddhism; Ko Lanta; Andaman Sea; Thailand.;

    Abstract : Urak Lawoi is the name of one of the sea nomadic tribes which lives along the shores of Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia. They are spread on many of the islands in the Andaman Sea archipelago and Ko Lanta is the main settlement. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE CURRENT NATION-BUILDING PROCESS IN MALAYSIA : A Critical Look at the English-medium of Instruction Policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Mine Islar; [2007]
    Keywords : Malaysia; Nation-building; medium of instruction policy; CDA; dominance; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the dominant political discourses concerning the controversial Malaysian language policy that suggests English as the medium of instruction in mathematics and science courses at the primary level of education. On one hand, the Malaysian government perceives the policy as needed to strengthen its developmental path, on the other hand, the Chinese educationalist community argues that the policy aims to undermine the multicultural structure of Malaysia. READ MORE