A multiethnic perception through the eyes of students

Jasmine Adela Mutang, and Aminuddin I. Lastar, and Chua, Bee Seok and Lailawati Madlan, and A.B. Shamsul, and Asong Joseph, (2014) A multiethnic perception through the eyes of students. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 4 (3). pp. 249-253. ISSN 2010-3689


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Malaysia is a country with diverse races and cultures, particularly in Sabah and Sarawak. Racial harmony in this country is admired by other countries. What so ever, the racial diversity in this country needshigh tolerance practices in order to maintain the harmoniousunder one roof. On the contrary, there is no doubt that behind this harmony exists prejudice, stereotyping,and discrimination that maybe ambiguous. Therefore, this study attemptsto identify the kind of prejudice, stereotypeand discrimination that may be experienced by the five major ethnic in Sabah. Indigenouspsychology approachwas used in collecting the data. Overall, this study confirms the existence of prejudice and stereotypebetween ethnic but notat an alarming level. The findings will be discussed further in this paper.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Discrimination, prejudice, racial harmony, stereotypes
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Psychology and Social Work
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2015 03:19
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2017 07:25
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/12256

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