Malaysia's 1986 General Election: The Urban-rural Dichotomy

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Institute of Southeast Asian, 1988 - Political Science - 87 pages
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 This book explains why the opposition party, Democratic Action Party (DAP), won several seats in the urban areas and why the Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) failed dismally in the Malaysian general election of 1986. It also discusses the performance of the various political parties in the election, the issues influencing the electorate, the significance of the revision of the electoral boundaries, and the influence of the mass media.

 

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 • Sankaran Ramanathan is Senior Lecturer in the School of Mass Communication, MARA Institute of Technology, Malaysia. He also authored more than forty articles, seminar papers etc., in history, education, and mass comunication

• Mohd Hamdan Haji Adnan is Senior Lecturer and current Head, School of Mass Communication, MARA Institute of Technology, Malaysia.

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