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The Problem of Sectarian Pluralism and National Unity in Islamic Countries: A Study of the Malaysian Case
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Setif | 2015 | p. 271-280
Ben Omar Adel
Corporate author: 
University Mohamed Lamine Debaghine -Setif2
Arab States

This research paper addresses the causes of conflicts, the internal dangers that threaten national unity in Islamic countries, by highlighting the impact of sectarian conflicts in the collapse and disintegration of states. The paper also studies the dimensions of the phenomenon and the policies taken to manage it. The paper also seeks to reveal the best practices and the experience of the organs of political systems in Islamic countries in managing sectarian pluralism. It ends with a discussion of the Malaysian case.


Resource Type: 
Case studies and research papers
Journal articles / Periodicals
Cultural literacy / Intercultural / Cross-cultural / Multi-cultural
International understanding / Globalisation / International education / Interdependency
Inclusive / Diversity
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National unity; Multiculturalism