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The practice of deliberative democracy in the Temerloh Parliamentary Consultative Council (TPCC), Malaysia


Mohd Sani, Mohd Azizuddin and Omar, Rusdi and Kasim, Azahar and Abdullah, Mohamad Ainuddin Iskandar Lee and Mukhtaruddin, Mas Juliana and Abdullah, Ahmad Amir (2013) The practice of deliberative democracy in the Temerloh Parliamentary Consultative Council (TPCC), Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 8 (5). pp. 445-453. ISSN 1818-5800

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Abstract

This study attempts to analyse a shift in decision-making approach for Malaysia’s local government. Since the 12th general election in 2008, people participation in decision-making process has become very important in order for the government to produce a people friendly public policy. Therefore, this study takes the opportunity to study a model of deliberative democracy which has been introduced through the Temerloh Parliamentary Consultative Council (TPCC) by Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Higher Education, Saifuddin Abdullah. Model that has been introduced by Saifuddin is one of its kinds which has never been practiced before in Malaysia as an agenda for effective governance. The intention of this study is to analyse the effectiveness of the TPCC Model whether it can be the best model for public deliberation in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Deliberative democracy, TPCC, Temerloh, Saifuddin Abdullah, Malaysia
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd. Azizuddin Mohd Sani
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2016 01:46
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2016 01:46
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/16769

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