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Identity and the State in Malaysia

Identity and the State in Malaysia 184 Reviews doctors and patients and the attitudes toward him by doctors and patients. Such infor- mation would help readers form their own evaluations of the ‘master narrative’ of any ethnography. That said, this book will be welcomed by a wide array of scholars inter- ested in topics such as gender, sexual desires, impotence and Chinese medicine in China and beyond. TIANTIAN ZHENG State University of New York © 2016, Tiantian Zheng http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14442213.2015.1086471 FAUSTO BARLOCCO London and New York, Routledge, 2014 Fausto Barlocco’s recent book Identity and the State in Malaysia explores the rise of Kadazan identity, a ‘marginalised’ ethnic group indigenous to the Malaysian state of Sabah in northern Borneo. In particular, the book addresses tensions that emerge from postcolonial nation-building strategies that seek at once to both include and exclude minority groups. Malaysia has been relatively successful in its bid to achieve economic growth through rapid industrialisation and commercialisation, with the effect that many peripheral groups, such as the Iban of Sarawak, ‘have become deeply Malaysianized’ (1). The Kadazan too have participated in this cultiva- tion of shared Malaysian nationalism, while simultaneously using the technologies of modern Malaysia, such as radio and television, to produce a distinctly http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology Taylor & Francis

Identity and the State in Malaysia

The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology , Volume 17 (2): 3 – Mar 14, 2016
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Identity and the State in Malaysia

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184 Reviews doctors and patients and the attitudes toward him by doctors and patients. Such infor- mation would help readers form their own evaluations of the ‘master narrative’ of any ethnography. That said, this book will be welcomed by a wide array of scholars inter- ested in topics such as gender, sexual desires, impotence and Chinese medicine in China and beyond. TIANTIAN ZHENG State University of New York © 2016, Tiantian Zheng...
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Taylor & Francis
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© 2016, Callan Schultz
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1740-9314
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1444-2213
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10.1080/14442213.2015.1091057
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184 Reviews doctors and patients and the attitudes toward him by doctors and patients. Such infor- mation would help readers form their own evaluations of the ‘master narrative’ of any ethnography. That said, this book will be welcomed by a wide array of scholars inter- ested in topics such as gender, sexual desires, impotence and Chinese medicine in China and beyond. TIANTIAN ZHENG State University of New York © 2016, Tiantian Zheng http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14442213.2015.1086471 FAUSTO BARLOCCO London and New York, Routledge, 2014 Fausto Barlocco’s recent book Identity and the State in Malaysia explores the rise of Kadazan identity, a ‘marginalised’ ethnic group indigenous to the Malaysian state of Sabah in northern Borneo. In particular, the book addresses tensions that emerge from postcolonial nation-building strategies that seek at once to both include and exclude minority groups. Malaysia has been relatively successful in its bid to achieve economic growth through rapid industrialisation and commercialisation, with the effect that many peripheral groups, such as the Iban of Sarawak, ‘have become deeply Malaysianized’ (1). The Kadazan too have participated in this cultiva- tion of shared Malaysian nationalism, while simultaneously using the technologies of modern Malaysia, such as radio and television, to produce a distinctly

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Published: Mar 14, 2016

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