Archive for May, 2007

Malaysia’s Fumbling Modernity

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

In his recent article ‘Malaysia Backpedals on Modernity’ Professor Sadanand Dhume laments what he sees as the fundamental contradictions in Malaysia’s uneven development: The country boasts of a robust commercial infrastructure, replete with the now-familiar symbols and markers of capital-driven modernity and development such as the twin towers of KLCC. Yet at the same time [...]