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    2008 General Elections in Malaysia: Democracy at Work.Abdul Rashid Moten - 2009 - Japanese Journal of Political Science 10 (1):21-42.
    The Barisan Nasional (BN) which won a landslide in 2004 was returned to power in 2008 elections with reduced majority and the loss of five state assemblies. Dissatisfied with unfulfilled promises, the electorate protested by voting for a strong opposition. BN additionally was characterized by factionalism. Three opposition parties joined hands and, using alternative media, unexpectedly won 82 seats in the parliament. A strong responsible opposition bodes well for Malaysian democracy.
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    general elections in Malaysia: Democracy at work.Abdul Rashid Moten - 2009 - Japanese Journal of Political Science 10 (1):21-42.
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    Understanding and Ameliorating Islamophobia.Abdul Rashid Moten - 2012 - Cultura 9 (1):155-178.
    Though centuries old, Islamophobia has increased in intensity as it is extensively documented by surveys and reports published by various governmentaland non-governmental organizations. This dislike towards Islam and Muslims is, due, amongst other factors, to an increasing number of Muslim citizens and asylum seekers in the West bent upon preserving their own identity giving rise to the perception of “us” versus “them.” Such negative evaluations by the in-group may be due to the conflicting values, beliefs and the actual or perceived (...)
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    US Embassy in Jerusalem: Reasons, Implications and Consequences.Abdul Rashid Moten - 2018 - Intellectual Discourse 26 (1):5-22.
    President Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhas been condemned across Arab and predominantly Muslim countries. Basedon the documentary analysis, this study analyses the reasons for DonaldTrump’s decision, its implication and consequences for Palestinian peaceprocess.It is found that President Trump was following through on his majorcampaign promise to recognize Jerusalem and was simply implementing theCongress decision to relocate Jerusalem. The argument that this decision willadversely affect the role of the US as an honest broker in Israel-Palestine conflictis untenable. (...)
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    Secular Dealignment and Party System Transition in Malaysia.Abdul Rashid Moten - 2013 - Japanese Journal of Political Science 14 (4):473-497.
    The Malaysian electoral behaviour has for some time reflected the thesis. Since 1999, however, there has been a marked shift towards . Analyses of electoral and survey data reveal that although a significant number of Malaysian voters remained attached to the party they identified with, most of the electorate, however, are swayed by short-term factors. Though the economic issues played a role in the three elections, it is the leadership of the parties supplemented by the use of mass media that (...)
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    Social Justice, Islamic State and Muslim Countries.Abdul Rashid Moten - 2013 - Cultura 10 (1):7-24.
    A content analysis of the Qur’an shows that it lays utmost importance on the realization of justice and conversely the eradication of injustice in society. A historicalanalysis found that social justice was prevalent in Mecca under the leadership of Prophet Muhammad and was also practiced during the period of the first fourrightly guided caliphs (Khulafa-e-rashidun). Since then, the successive Muslim majority states have not taken the issue of social justice seriously. These states have failed in taking an active role in (...)
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    Kashmir between India Pakistan: The Unfinished Agenda.Abdul Rashid Moten - 2019 - Intellectual Discourse 27 (2):577-594.
    India and Pakistan has fought four wars over Kashmir and hasheld rounds of talks without resolving the 72-year-old issue. The Indiangovernment’s revocation of the special status of Kashmir sets the stage for newclashes in the disputed region. Using documentary sources, surveys, and otherwritings, this study analyses the genesis of the conflict in Kashmir, bringingin historical facets together with discursive elements of the contemporarypolitical crisis in Kashmir. The study found that the Kashmir dispute hasmultiple causes the major one being the religious (...)
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    The By-Election in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia: Testing Political Party Support.Abdul Rashid Moten - forthcoming - Intellectual Discourse:47-61.
    The Cameron Highland’s by-election held in January 2019 waskeenly contested by two major political coalitions in a district in Pahang. Itwas an election with a difference. The ruling coalition at the national level wasthe underdog contesting in a state controlled by BN/UMNO, the oppositionwhich, in turn, has been in shambles since GE 14, with only three of 13 partiesremaining in the coalition. The by-election created history by electing an OrangAsli as a member of parliament. The ruling coalition lostthe by-election which (...)
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