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The Malaysian Social Research Institute

The Malaysian Social Research Institute

 

Recent Submissions

  • Ibrahim, Ahmad; Gordon, Shirle (Ed.) (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 1975)
    Much has been written on Islamic Law, as law per se, and as it is varied and applied in particular countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Indonesia, but nothing has been written on Islamic Law in Malaya. Yet, one could ...
  • Gordon, Alijah (Alijah Gordon, 2003)
    ‘U Ba Swe then ‘logically’ asked “what a blonde-haired girl has to do with this problem”. It was a question that would haunt me through all my life: Why? It is not your bangsa – not your race – not your problem. The time ...
  • Gordon, Alijah (Ed.) (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 1993)
    These are testimonies of survivors whose sufferings wrench our souls. The tribulations of those who died under the barbarities of the Serbs they have carried to the grave, to the heavens beyond where surely they now dwell. ...
  • Gordon, Alijah (Alijah Gordon, 2002)
    Alijah Gordon’s haunting narrative, In the Time of the Mishmish, is set in Egypt during the tumuktuous period when the star of the legendary Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser was on the rise. It tells the story of a complex ...
  • Gordon, Alijah (Ed.) (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 2001)
    Islamization of the Indonesian-Malay Archipelago was deliberately stymied by the colonial powers of the 16th century, violently by the Spanish in what became the Philippines, and ‘administratively’ by the Dutch, beginning ...
  • Nyce, Ray (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 1973)
    ‘Counter-insurgency’ A methodological rather than an ideological response to revolutionary guerilla warfare, is one of the words that most characterize our epoch. In a wholesale application of a primary method of ...
  • Gordon, Alijah (Ed.) (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 2001)
    The title I Painted the Snow Black…derives from a card Wissam Dawoud created for his Malaysian sponsor Animah Ferrar and her husband Syed Mohamed Syed Jaffar: “I painted the snow black because we’re afraid of the ...
  • Firdous, Syed Sumayya (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 2011)
    OBJECTIVES: This study was carried out with the following specific objectives in mind: a) To identify vulnerabilities and exigencies of the Palestinian refugee community in Malaysia b) To generate a profile (resources, ...
  • Noor, Farish A. (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 2004)
    Farish Noor’s quick with and a sharp pen are known to most observers of the Malaysian scene through his regular commentaries on current affairs. In this work of longer breath, he shows himself skillful at sustained historical ...
  • Noor, Farish A. (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 2004)
    “Farish Noor’s quick with and a sharp pen are known to most observers of the Malaysian scene through his regular commentaries on current affairs. In this work of longer breath, he shows himself skillful at sustained ...
  • Gordon, Alijah (Ed.) (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 1999)
    Syed Shaykh al-Hady, militant reformer of Islam and Muslims, has yet to be fully recognized nationally in Malaya for his contribution to the liberation of Muslim consciousness. Syed Shaykh has yet to be recognized ...
  • Rinkes, D. A. (Malaysian Sociological Research Institute, 1996)
    D.A Rinkes (1878-1954) was a Leiden-trained orientalist who had a lengthy civil service career in the Netherlands East Indies, now Indonesia. In 1910 he began to publish a series of articles about the Islamic apostles or ...