Activists from civil society contributed significantly to the strong performance of the opposition in Malaysia's March 2008 elections, strategizing opposition collaboration, standing as candidates, informing debates, and expanding media options. These efforts boosted the excitement of the polls and the opposition's odds, but they also pose new challenges for the future.
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Research Article| September 01 2009
Edging Toward a New Politics in Malaysia: Civil Society at the Gate?
Asian Survey (2009) 49 (5): 741–758.
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Meredith L. Weiss; Edging Toward a New Politics in Malaysia: Civil Society at the Gate?. Asian Survey 1 September 2009; 49 (5): 741–758. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.5.741
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