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Konsep 1Malaysia dan proses pembinaan negara bangsa: ke arah pembentukan generasi muda Malaysia glokal

Ab Ghani, Rohani and Yusoff, Ismail and Ahmad, Mohd Khairie and Paidi, Zulhilmi (2013) Konsep 1Malaysia dan proses pembinaan negara bangsa: ke arah pembentukan generasi muda Malaysia glokal. In: Fourth Seminar on National Resilience (SNAR IV), 4 - 7 September 2013, Universitas Muslim Nusantara al-Washliyah, Medan, Indonesia.

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The 1Malaysia concept is one of the pillars of the Malaysian nation building. It is also seen as a form of transformation that shaped multi-ethnics to the formation of 1 race of 1 nation known as Malaysian. The idea was also to create a glocal young Malaysians which internationally recognised and yet strongly stick to the nation characteristics. This paper discusses the concept of 1Malaysia as the pillar to strengthen efforts in building nationality with great, competitiveness and strongly up hold to the slogan of 1 race 1 nation. In addition, this paper also focuses on the understanding and acceptance of the 1Malaysia concept by focusing on a group of students of a public institution of higher education. 422 multi-racial respondents were recruited which representing two groups, those who have experienced and inexperienced of character building program organised by the government including the National Service Training Program (NSTP) and nationhood courses. Data were collected through questionnaires distribution with self-administered technique. Generally, the results showed that the understanding level of 1Malaysia concept was considered high. Findings also indicates that there is significant differences of 1Malaysia concept understanding between those have attended and those who have never involved in the 1Malaysia programs. Interestingly, the study found that the acceptances level of the 1Malaysia concept among students were low although their level of understanding were considered high. In addition, this paper also discusses the challenges in realising the 1Malaysia concept which is part of Malaysia's experience in nation-state building processes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: English title = 1Malaysia Concept and Nation State Development Process: Towards the Formation of Glocal Malaysia Younger Generation
Uncontrolled Keywords: 1Malaysia, nation-state, glocal, National Service Training Program (NSTP), the younger generation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Rohani Haji Ab Ghani
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2014 07:33
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2016 07:18
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10454

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