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Tradition and transition of Malaysian society across time


Abdullah, Muhammad Hussein and Subramaniam, Vijayalectumy and Wan Jaafar, Wan Munira and Elangkovan, Kaviyarasu (2013) Tradition and transition of Malaysian society across time. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2 (8). pp. 456-462. ISSN 2281-3993; ESSN: 2281-4612

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Tradition is a ritual, belief or subject passed down within a society. They illustrate the identity of a society, and it is still maintained until today. Polemic appears generally when tradition is urged within time frame, where it eliminates the flow of tradition from older generation to present generation. Tradition is an asset of society which is related with ancient history therefore invented on purpose. Transition in tradition that took place in Malaysian context begins when British Colonial brings in migrants from India and China to work in Malay Federation which eventually formed a multiracial society in Malaysia. Malaysian society has undergone many phases of situation either political or policy change with in the state that lead to culture accommodation among different ethnics. Acculturation also took place whereby the difference or uniqueness of a culture is combined with another cultures from different ethnic. The time frame had been the most prominent factor for the overall changes in the world.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Human Ecology
Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
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Publisher: Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
Keywords: Tradition; Transition; Accommodation; Acculturation; Time; Culture
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2015 10:42
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2015 16:03
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