The Aboriginal People of Peninsular Malaysia

Gender roles in the domestic sphere -- 7 Narratives on the Orang Asli and key considerations -- The big man speaks: governmental narratives -- The scholar speaks: academic narratives -- Reimagining the lines in Orang Asli studies -- Key ...

The Aboriginal People of Peninsular Malaysia

To date, most studies of Malaysia's aboriginal people, the Orang Asli, have studied the community in either the rural or forest settings. This book, however, outlines the dynamics of Orang Asli migration to Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's most urbanised region - and explores the lived experiences of these individuals in the urban space. The book begins by charting the history of the Orang Asli under British colonial rule followed by the community's experiences under the Malaysian government, in an attempt to provide a deeper understanding of the economic and social complexities facing the Orang Asli today. Based on extensive original research, the book goes on to discuss the interesting changes taking place among urban Orang Asli migrants with regards to gender dynamics, while exploring the unique ways in which these urban indigenous migrants maintain close links with their home communities in the rural spaces of Peninsular Malaysia. The book concludes by assessing how research on the urban Orang Asli fits into broader studies of urban and contemporary indigeneity in both Malaysia and abroad.

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The Aboriginal People of Peninsular Malaysia
Language: en
Pages: 130
Authors: Govindran Jegatesen
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

To date, most studies of Malaysia's aboriginal people, the Orang Asli, have studied the community in either the rural or forest settings. This book, however, outlines the dynamics of Orang Asli migration to Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's most urbanised region - and explores the lived experiences of these individuals in
The Aboriginal People of Peninsular Malaysia
Language: en
Pages: 130
Authors: Govindran Jegatesen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-19 - Publisher: Routledge

To date, most studies of Malaysia’s aboriginal people, the Orang Asli, have studied the community in either the rural or forest settings. This book, however, outlines the dynamics of Orang Asli migration to Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s most urbanised region – and explores the lived experiences of these individuals in
The Orang Asli and the Contest for Resources
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Colin Nicholas, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Center for Orang Asli Concerns
Categories: Forest and forestry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Copenhagen, Denmark : International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs ; Subang Jaya, Malaysia : Center for Orang Asli Concerns

"Traces the history of the indigenous peoples of Peninsular Malaysia from early times to the present; from when the Orang Asli were an independent and autonomous people, to a situation where others are seeking to control their lives today. This book argues that development programmes and policies for the Orang
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Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Professor and Chairperson Vidhu Verma, Vidhu Verma
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

Tracing historical and political dynamics underlying nearly 20 years of authoritarian rule, Verma addresses five issues: Islam, secular nationalism, citizenship, democracy and human rights, arguing that modernization has led to tensions in Malaysia.
Vulnerable Groups in Malaysia
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Thaatchaayini Kananatu, Sharon G. M. Koh
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-21 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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