The Malay population makes up Singapore's three largest ethnic groups. This book presents holistic and extensive analysis of the 'Malay Muslim story' in Singapore. Comprehensively and convincingly argued, the author examines their challenging circumstances in the fields of politics, education, social mobility, economy, leadership, and freedom of religious expression. The book makes a significant contribution to the understanding of Muslims in Singapore, and the politics of a Malay-Muslim minority in a global city-state. It is of interest to researchers and students in the field of Singaporean studies, Southeast Asian Studies and Islam in Asia.... were the worlda#39;s leading torchbearers and trailblazers in the knowledge and learning enterprise, but Muslims in modernizing, ... Thus, in 2006, three Majors were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, thereby ... to racism against Muslims and subject to the Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act. Lee and the government were also accused of discriminating against Malays/Muslims and Islam.
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