State-Led Modernization and the New Middle Class in Malaysia

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Contents
List of Tablesx
Foreword by Professor Hans-Dieter Eversxiii
Prefacexv
Acknowledgementsxvii
Glossaryxix
List of Abbreviationsxxii
1Introduction1
Class formation and the new middle class 1
Objectives and scope of the study 4
Methodology and sample 6
The concept of the middle class 7
Main arguments of the book 11
The organization of the book 14
2A Critical Review of Malaysian Middle-Class Studies18
Introduction 18
Contribution of earlier middle-class studies 19
More recent studies: social transformation and the new
middle class
24
Conclusions 30
3Industrialization and Middle-Class Formation
in Malaysia
32
Introduction 32
Pre-independence structural changes and evolution
of class structure
33
Post-independence structural changes and
social transformation
36
Growth and expansion of the middle class 39
The state and middle-class growth 45
Conclusions 57

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