Essays about: "nation building in malaysia"

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  1. 1. 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