From the Mosque to the Ballot Box: An Introduction to Political Islam in Malaysia

From the Mosque to the Ballot Box: An Introduction to Political Islam in Malaysia

June, 2010

In these referenced papers from IRASEC, Bangkok, four specialists consider many aspects of political Islam in contemporary Malaysia. The first study is on the religious dimension of Malaysia's international integration. Part 2 explores the Dakwah, or Islamic revival movement and the influence of Islamic NGOs. The role and future of PAS, the Malaysian Islamic Party is explored in Part 3. The radical movement HTM (Hizbut Tahrir Malaysia) which works for the establishment of a Malaysian caliphate is the subject of Part 4. With black-and-white photo insets.