CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
Targets Terrorist Hub. Mark Baker, Sydney Morning Herald (10/12/01). Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia seen as regional terrorist hubs by US.
Attack Altering Politics Across Southeast Asia. Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post (10/11/01). Governments challenged on decisions to support US war on terrorism.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Aliran. Seeks justice, freedom & solidarity in Malaysia.
MalaysiaKini. News site.
Tenaganita (Women's Force). See for trial of human rights activist Irene Fernández.
In the Library: Articles
Dieu, Nguyen Thi. "The State vs. indigenous peoples: the impact of hydraulic projects on indigenous peoples of Asia," Journal of World History 7,1 (Spring 96):101-30. Three Gorges in China, Narmada in India & Batang Ai in Sarawak.
KS, Jomo. "Malaysia's politicized environment," Capitalism Nature Socialism 11 (9/92).
Montlake, Simon. "Islam will test new Malaysia chief," Christian Science Monitor (10/30/03):6.
Newsinger, John. "Counterrevolution: the Malayan example," Monthly Review 45,9 (2/94):19-29.
Perlez, Jane. "Malaysia's 'nice guy' leader sets different tone from predecessor," Christian Science Monitor (11/2/03):17A.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Aveling, Harry. Shahnon Ahmad: Islam, Power & Gender (Bangi, 2000).
Gunn, Geoffrey C. New World Hegemony in the Malay World (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 2000).
Heryanto, Ariel & Sumit K. Mandal (eds.) Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia: Comparing Indonesia & Malaysia (London: Routledge, 2003).
Hilley, John. Malaysia: Mahathirism, Hegemony & the New Opposition (London: Zed, 2001).
Hooker, Virginia & Norani Othman (eds.) Malaysia: Islam, Society & Politics (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2003).
Jumper, Roy D.L. Power & Politics: The Story of Malaysia's Orang Asli (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 1997).
__________. Orang Asli Now: The Orang Asli in the Malaysian Political World (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 1999).
Khoo, Boo Teik. Paradoxes of Mahathirism: An Intellectual Biography of Mahathir Mohamad (NY: Oxford, 1995).
Nasr, Seyyed Vali Reza. Islamic Leviathan: Islam & the Making of State Power (NY: Oxford, 2001).
Porritt, Vernon L. Operation Hammer: Enforced Resettlement in Sarawak in 1965 (Hull: U. of Hull Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, 2001).
Stewart, Ian. The Mahathir Legacy: A Nation Divided, a Region at Risk (Crow's Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2003).
Tan, Liok Ee. The Politics of Chinese Education in Malaysia, 1945-1961 (NY: Oxford, 1997).
Zahari, Said. Dark Clouds at Dawn: A Political Memoir (Kuala Lumpur: INSAN, 2001).
In the Library: Fiction
Aw, Tash. The Harmony Silk Factory (NY: Riverhead, 2005).
Lim, Catherine. The Teardrop Story Woman (London: Orion, 1998). 50s Communist insurrection.
Lim, Shirley. Two Dreams: New & Selected Stories (NY: Feminist, 1997).
Manicka, Rani. The Rice Mother (NY: Penguin, 2002). Tamil immigrant family from Sri Lanka.
Storz, Moni Lai. Heaven Has Eyes: A Novella (Clayton, Vic: Monash Asia Institute, 1997).
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Photography
CD & Audio:
Film & Video:
"Turtle Beach" , dir. Stephen Wallace, 90m. In video stores. Australian reporter covers harsh reception of Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia.