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Ethnicity in the Lives of Modern Malaysian Youth

By Nancy Janus, Courtney Graham, Melissa Christie, Zoe Friedman, Jonathan Bonner During the summer of 2007, I traveled to Malaysia with four undergraduate students to study the lives of Malaysian youth. The youth-on-youth approach gave us an intimate look into the religion, social lives, and values of young Malaysians. We were interested in examining the ways in which ethnicity shaped the lives of young people in this multi-ethnic society. Malaysia is a geographically and ethnically diverse S...

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