In this discursive 1995 lecture, the noted academic and sociologist Syed Hussein Alatas, explores the context and ideas associated with the term "New Malay" (Melayu Baru) much used in politico/socio discourse in Malaysia and Singapore in the 1980s and 90s. Some flaws in popular ideas and preconceptions about Malay people are highlighted as future aims and guidelines for Malay development are considered. Answers given to the audience's questions also clarify some important issues.
The New Malay: His Role and Future
AuthorsSyed Hussein Alatas
PublisherAssociation of Muslim Professionals