Conflict And Violence In Singapore And Malaysia, 1945-1983: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Conflict And Violence In Singapore And Malaysia, 1945-1983

1st Edition

By Richard Clutterbuck


414 pages

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Hardback: 9780367005139
pub: 2019-04-18
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Is there a risk that Malaysia's racial mixture and its weighted political and economic structures could again explode into the kind of violence which, in 1969, was only just prevented from setting the whole country on fire? And has Singapore's success been bought at a price in civil liberties too high for its health in the future? Four years of th

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Urban Revolution – Singapore -- The First Attempt at an Urban Revolution – 1945–8 -- The Communist Party Structure in Singapore – 1946-50 -- The Survival of the Student Organization – 1950–4 -- Subversion in the Chinese Middle Schools 1954-6 -- Self-government -- The Riots of October 1956 -- The Struggle for Political Control -- Rural Guerrilla Revolution – The Emergency in Malaya -- The First Years of the Emergency -- Organization for Survival -- The Development of a Successful Technique -- The Final Pattern -- Operation Cobble – 1956–7 – An Example of a Federal Priority Operation Based on Food Denial -- The Crumble and the Hard Core -- The Aftermath and the Prospects for Malaysia and Singapore -- The Balance Sheet in 1963 -- Malaysia and her Neighbours -- The 1969 Riots in Kuala Lumpur -- Malaysia’s New Economic Policy and Future Prospects -- Singapore – The Social and Economic Miracle -- The Price of Success

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies