SEASSR Vol. 4, No. 2 (July-Dec 2019)


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1. Prelims.

2. Mohd Hazim Shah – The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What Prospects Does It Hold for Humanity?. [Pages 5-23]
3. Mark S. Cogan – Is Thailand Accommodating China?. [Pages 24-47]
4. Riho Tanaka – Inter-Ethnic Difference in Educational Attainment in Peninsular Malaysia During The New Economic Policy Period. (Pages 48-69]
5. Ong Puay Liu & Nur Atiqah Tang Abdullah – Pendidikan untuk Apa? Bahasa Ibunda dan Sekolah Vernakular sebagai Tapak Integrasi. [Pages 70-105]
6. Badariah Saibeh – Penduduk Tanpa Kewarganegaraan dan Isu Keterangkuman Sosial di Pulau Mabul, Sabah. [Pages 106-133]


7. Lai Suat Yan – The State of Gender Studies and Gender Policy in Malaysia: In Conversation with Dr. Cecilia Ng. [Pages 134-148]

8. The Malaysian Academic Movement (GERAK) – The Meaning of Academic Freedom and Responsibility. [Pages 149-151]

9. Muhammad Rahimi Hasan – Feminisme-Nasionalisme sebagai Ideologi Gabungan Organisasi Wanita Kebangsaan: Kajian Kes National Council of Women’s Organisations (NCWO) dan Kongres Wanita Indonesia
(Kowani). [Pages 152-164]

10. Nurfaradilla Mohamad Nasri – Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn & Joanne McEachen. 2017. Deep Learning: Engage the World Change the World. [Pages 165-168]

11. Contributors. [Pages 169-171]

12. Guide to Contributors. [Pages 172-176]

Badariah Saibeh, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer at the Sociology and Social Anthropology Programme, Faculty of Humanities, Art and Heritage, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She obtained her PhD from the Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Her research focuses on questions of citizenship, education, migration and communty development. Email:

Cogan, Mark S. MA (Diplomacy & International Conflict Management), MA (Peace & Conflict Studies), is an Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the College of Foreign Studies, Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan. His research interests include Southeast Asian politics with an emphasis on Thailand and Cambodia. He is a former communications specialist with the United Nations, serving in Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. He holds two graduate degrees in the fields of Diplomacy and Peace and Conflict Studies. Email:

Lai Suat Yan, PhD., is Coordinator of the Gender Studies Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University Malaya (UM), and a Senior Lecturer at the Centre. Her background is at the intersection of gender, development and religious studies. Her research interests include gender equality at the workplace, gender violence (in particular rape and sexual harassment), and gender, religion and social change. Email:

Mohd Hazim Shah, PhD., is currently serving as a Professor in the School of Languages, Civilisation, and Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, at the Universiti Utara Malaysia in Sintok, Kedah, where he teaches philosophy courses under the Bachelor of Philosophy, Law and Business programme. Prior to his retirement in 2015, he was a Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. He has also served as the Deputy Director of the International Institute of Public Policy and Management, University of Malaya, from October 2017 to August 2018, before joining the Universiti Utara Malaysia. He was President of the Malaysian Social Science Association from 2010 to 2014. Email:

Muhammad Rahimi Hasan, M.Soc.Sc. is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His area of research is feminism and nationalism. Email:

Nur Atiqah Tang Abdullah, PhD, is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia who received her PhD from Universiti Malaya in 2014. Her research focus is on political sociology and citizenship education. She is a member of the Research Committee of the East Asian Law Society, and has published a review of the book China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law by Matthew S. Erie (2016) in the journal Asian Journal of Law and Society. Email:

Nurfaradilla Mohamad Nasri, PhD is a Senior Lecturer in curriculum and pedagogy at the Centre of Educational Leadership and Policy, Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She obtained her PhD at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Her main research interest relates to development of a culturally responsive curriculum and instruction, teachers’ professional development and self-directed learning. Email:

Ong Puay Liu, Ph.D, is a Professor of Development Anthropology, and a Principal Fellow at the Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) until her compulsory retirement in September 2019 after serving UKM for almost 35 years since 1985. Ong received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2000. Her research and publication are in the areas of cultural heritage, education and social cohesion, marginalisation and the development of border communities, ethnic tourism and community participation, Orang Asli and inclusive education. One of her books is Packing Myths for Tourism: The Rungus of Kudat (UKM Press, 2008) while her latest journal publication published in Kajian Malaysia (Vol. 37, No. 2, 2019) is a review of the book by Rosita Abdullah Lau, Waterfront Heirlooms: Reflections of the Kampong China Peranakan. Emel:

Tanaka, Riho, M.A., is currently pursuing her doctoral degree at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo. Her major publications include a chapter entitled “Ethnicity-based Policies as the Main Factor of Malaysian Brain Drain? Re-examining the Distribution of Opportunities for Education and Employment,” in The Political Economy of Brain Drain and Talent Capture: Evidence from Malaysia and Singapore (Abingdon/New York: Routledge, 2018); while her two journal articles are Riho Tanaka, 2016, “Expansion of Higher Education and Societal Perception: Exploring Discourse over Opportunities”, Malaysian Studies Journal, 5; and Riho Tanaka, 2015, “The Brain Drain in Malaysia: Revisiting the Facts and Exploring the Process of Problematization”, Komaba Journal of Asian Studies, 11. Email:

Chief Editor: Abdul Rahman Embong
Editors: Mohd Hazim Shah; Rashila Ramli; Zawawi Ibrahim; Zaharom Nain; Sity Daud; Lai Suat Yan; Tham Siew Yean; Chin Yee Whah; Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid
Associate Editors: Wan Melati Puspa; Suseela Devi; Hew Wai Weng; Fadzilah Puteh; Sharifah Shahirah
Editorial Assistant: Mohd Azwan Abd Rahman
  • Hans-Dieter Evers (University of Bonn, Germany)
  • Michael Burawoy (University of California at Berkeley, US)
  • Shamsul A.B. (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia)
  • Anthony Milner (Australian National University)
  • Jomo K.S. (Malaysia)
  • Terry V. King (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Syed Farid Alattas (National University of Singapore)
  • Surichai Wungaeo (University of Chulalongkorn, Thailand)

Fourth Industrial Revolution, artificial intelligence, technological determinism, rationalisation, emancipation, accommodation, bandwagoning, Thailand, China, foreign policy, educational attainment, secondary education, dropout, interethnic difference, New Economic Policy, vernacular school, mother tongue language, education, unity, cohesion, Social inclusion, social exclusion, without citizenship and human rights, Feminism-nationalism, National Council of Women’s Organisations (NCWO), Kongres Wanita Indonesia (Kowani), ideology, women’s rights struggle

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