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Gerakan Kiri Melayu dalam Perjuangan Kemerdekaan Continue reading...

Ulasan Buku: Gerakan Kiri Melayu dalam Perjuangan Kemerdekaan 25 November 2019 – Posted in: Book Reviews

Ulasan buku Gerakan Kiri Melayu dalam Perjuangan Kemerdekaan berikut merupakan ulasan yang ditulis dan disediakan sendiri oleh penulis buku tersebut, iaitu Mohamad Salleh Lamry, yang diterbitkan semula dengan izin penulis dengan mengekalkan hampir keseluruhan teks asal, kecuali sedikit suntingan untuk kesilapan beberapa ejaan. — Oleh kerana saya akan membicarakan buku saya sendiri, maka pembicaraan ini akan saya bahagikan kepada dua bahagian utama sahaja, iaitu latar belakang buku, dan kandungan atau isi buku. Beberapa pandangan atau…

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Race Relations in Sociological Theory Continue reading...

Race Relations in Sociological Theory 27 July 2018 – Posted in: Book Reviews

Professor Rex insists that the study of race relations is not to be subsumed under stratification theory as a special case. In this he is obviously correct. Between the extremes of assimilation and secession, or extermination, stratification is only one of several possible forms of relationship between distinguishable ethnic groups. But in practice, Rex’s attention is almost entirely restricted to stratification. Not only is he particularly interested in colonial and post-colonial situations, but his suggested…

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Intellectuals in Developing Societies Syed Hussein Alatas Continue reading...

Intellectuals in Developing Societies 15 July 2018 – Posted in: Book Reviews

No observer of public affairs in a developing nation has been so indefatigable in the endeavour to expose stupidity and incompetence as Professor Syed Hussein Alatas. The errors he catalogues, the examples of mismanagement that he cites, and the waste of public funds for which he has compiled evidence have not wearied him; his indignation has been unquenchable. Over the years he has maintained a rate of analytical activity that cannot fail to astonish his…

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