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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

US Targets Terrorist Hub. Mark Baker, Sydney Morning Herald (10/12/01). Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia seen as regional terrorist hubs by US.

Attack Altering Politics Across Southeast Asia. Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post (10/11/01). Governments challenged on decisions to support US war on terrorism.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Aliran. Seeks justice, freedom & solidarity in Malaysia.

Human Rights Watch: Malaysia.

MalaysiaKini. News site.

Tenaganita (Women's Force). See for trial of human rights activist Irene Fernández.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Dieu, Nguyen Thi. "The State vs. indigenous peoples: the impact of hydraulic projects on indigenous peoples of Asia," Journal of World History 7,1 (Spring 96):101-30. Three Gorges in China, Narmada in India & Batang Ai in Sarawak.

KS, Jomo. "Malaysia's politicized environment," Capitalism Nature Socialism 11 (9/92).

Montlake, Simon. "Islam will test new Malaysia chief," Christian Science Monitor (10/30/03):6.

Newsinger, John. "Counterrevolution: the Malayan example," Monthly Review 45,9 (2/94):19-29.

Perlez, Jane. "Malaysia's 'nice guy' leader sets different tone from predecessor," Christian Science Monitor (11/2/03):17A.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Aveling, Harry. Shahnon Ahmad: Islam, Power & Gender (Bangi, 2000).

Gunn, Geoffrey C. New World Hegemony in the Malay World (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 2000).

Heryanto, Ariel & Sumit K. Mandal (eds.) Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia: Comparing Indonesia & Malaysia (London: Routledge, 2003).

Hilley, John. Malaysia: Mahathirism, Hegemony & the New Opposition (London: Zed, 2001).

Hooker, Virginia & Norani Othman (eds.) Malaysia: Islam, Society & Politics (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2003).

Jumper, Roy D.L. Power & Politics: The Story of Malaysia's Orang Asli (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 1997).

__________. Orang Asli Now: The Orang Asli in the Malaysian Political World (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 1999).

Khoo, Boo Teik. Paradoxes of Mahathirism: An Intellectual Biography of Mahathir Mohamad (NY: Oxford, 1995).

Nasr, Seyyed Vali Reza. Islamic Leviathan: Islam & the Making of State Power (NY: Oxford, 2001).

Porritt, Vernon L. Operation Hammer: Enforced Resettlement in Sarawak in 1965 (Hull: U. of Hull Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, 2001).

Stewart, Ian. The Mahathir Legacy: A Nation Divided, a Region at Risk (Crow's Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2003).

Tan, Liok Ee. The Politics of Chinese Education in Malaysia, 1945-1961 (NY: Oxford, 1997).

Zahari, Said. Dark Clouds at Dawn: A Political Memoir (Kuala Lumpur: INSAN, 2001).

In the Library: Fiction

Aw, Tash. The Harmony Silk Factory (NY: Riverhead, 2005).

Lim, Catherine. The Teardrop Story Woman (London: Orion, 1998). 50s Communist insurrection.

Lim, Shirley. Two Dreams: New & Selected Stories (NY: Feminist, 1997).

Manicka, Rani. The Rice Mother (NY: Penguin, 2002). Tamil immigrant family from Sri Lanka.

Storz, Moni Lai. Heaven Has Eyes: A Novella (Clayton, Vic: Monash Asia Institute, 1997).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"Turtle Beach" [1992], dir. Stephen Wallace, 90m. In video stores. Australian reporter covers harsh reception of Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia.

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