The Malay Community Facing the 21st Century: Socio-cultural Hindrances to Overall Progress
AbstractMalaysia expects to become a fully developed society by the year 2020. This is a challenging task, in which the Malay/Bumiputera community, mainly consisting of Muslims, has to play a key role. While some advances have been made in preparing the Malay Muslims for leadership roles, overall progress cannot be achieved without a dynamic action-oriented and highly ethical Qur’anic worldview. At the same time it is necessary to remove the socio cultural hinderances that block full realization of the potential of Malay Muslims. A number of such hindrances are discussed along with their symptoms and some possible causes.
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Hassan, M. K. (2013). The Malay Community Facing the 21st Century: Socio-cultural Hindrances to Overall Progress. Intellectual Discourse, 2(2). Retrieved from https://journals.iium.edu.my/intdiscourse/index.php/id/article/view/464