Reflections on Malaysian Unity and Other Challenges

CHANDRA MUZAFFAR is President of International Movement for a Just World (JUST).

zubedy (First published, 2018)
xiv + 314 pages


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ISBN: 9789671566701 Product ID: 40928 Subject: Sub-subjects: , , ,

Reflections on Malaysian Unity and Other Challenges offers a chronicle of Chandra Muzaffar’s reflections on issues central to Malaysia’s national unity; primarily written after the formation of Yayasan 1Malaysia (Y1M) in 2009, provide a comprehensive overview of the challenges and concerns impacting the nation. The articles, arranged chronologically within each chapter, maintain the context of the time, preserving the names and positions of individuals to provide a historical backdrop. The central theme revolves around national unity, with a focus on challenges directly or indirectly related to this overarching concern. Notably, a portion of the articles is presented in the Malay language, reflecting the author’s engagement with the bilingual Malaysian readership. This collection serves as a sequel to the author’s earlier compilations on national unity, forming a continuum of his reflections over nearly five decades.

As he navigates through the complexities of Malaysia’s sociopolitical landscape, the author contends that while some issues have evolved, the fundamental undercurrents shaping the discourse on unity have remained remarkably consistent. The book doesn’t merely critique; it invites readers to confront the persistent challenges that hinder the realization of enduring solutions to Malaysia’s unity issues. The author’s decades-long commitment to offering solutions is evident, making this compilation not just a record of reflections but a call to action. This volume is a valuable resource for those seeking to understand the historical and contemporary dimensions of Malaysia’s unity discourse. The author’s candid reflections, grounded in courage and integrity, contribute to the ongoing dialogue about fostering unity in Malaysia’s diverse society.


1. Overview
2. Identity
3. Religion
4. Integrity
5. Politics
6. Democracy
7. Economy
8. Education
9. Slurs & Stereotypes
10. The Federation
11. Miscellaneous

Weight0.538 kg
Dimensions21 × 15 × 2.2 cm




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