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    P O Box 12424,
    50778 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Latest Books
Malaysia-US Relations 2000-2011
Malaysia-US Relations 2000-2011

Pamela Sodhy. Kuala Lumpur: ISIS Malaysia.
126 pages (2012). E-book

This monograph looks at the present relationship between Malaysia and the United States during a decade-long period, covering the main political, economic, and socio-cultural relations during the prime ministerships in Malaysia, of Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, and Najib Tun Razak and the presidencies in the United States, of George Bush and Barack H Obama.  


From Strength to Empowerment: The Next Generation of U.S.-Malaysia Relations
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A Report of the CSIS Southeast Asia Program and ISIS Malaysia. Washington DC: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), May 2012.

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Towards a Green Economy: In Search of Sustainable Energy Policies for the Future

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Edited by Adnan A. Hezri and Wilhelm Hofmeister. Published in Singapore by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and ISIS Malaysia.

175 pages (2012)  ISBN 978-981-07-1799-5

RM 40.00 [Available from ISIS Malaysia]

The transition to sustainable energy systems is still at an embryonic stage. As this energy transition involves hard choices politically, economically, and technologically, countries can benefit from a comparative lesson-drawing across geographical divides. In thirteen chapters, the book entitled “Towards a Green Economy: In Search of Sustainable Energy Policies for the Future” documents the vagaries of problem framing and policy responses by nine countries, all of which are guided by recurrent themes of energy transition, policy choices and green economy. The book’s analytical scope goes well beyond the commonly addressed structural issue in energy policy to encompass innovation in processes, institutions and new policy instruments for sustainable energy systems. Chapters 3 to 4 demonstrate the struggles of major energy consumers such as United States, China, India and Brazil in switching to cleaner energy sources. Chapters 7 and 8 concentrate on the cases of Malaysia and Laos. These two Southeast Asian countries are currently at different stages of economic development but share the common trait of a rising energy demand and associated social issues. The last four chapters (9-12) of the book present innovative energy policies by pioneering states such as France, Germany and Australia. Evidently from all chapters, there is no one-size-fits-all policy The subtitle of the book—in search of sustainable energy policies for the future— reflects the tentative nature of policy experiments undertaken so far.

Nation Making in Asia: From Ethnic to Civic Nations? By Muthiah Alagappa
Nation Making in Asia

This is the Inaugural Lecture at the Launch of the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies, 28 March 2012.


The Ethical Dimension of Sustainability in Higher Education: Applying the Principles of the Earth Charter in Malaysia & Beyond

The Ethical Dimension of Sustainability in Higher Education: Applying the Principles of the Earth Charter in Malaysia & Beyond

Co-authored by Peter Blaze Corcoran, Adnan A Hezri (ISIS Malaysia), Brandon P Hullingshead, Kanayathu Chacko Koshy, Joseph P Weakland and Zakri Abdul Hamid.

Policy Discussion Series No. 5/2012. Published by Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at Florida Gulf Coast University and Centre for Global Sustainability Studies at Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2012.

Available: Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, I 1 800, Penang, Malaysia or
Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education, Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Boulevard South Fort Myerr Florida 33965-6565 USA.

The Global Financial Crisis and the Malaysia Economy

Impact and Responses

The Global Financial Crisis and the Malaysia Economy

Written by Dato’ Dr. Mahani Zainal Abidin, ISIS Malaysia and Professor Dr. Rajah Rasiah, Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Universiti Malaya.

Published by UNDP 2009

Electronic format published in November 2009

A Joint Report by the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia and the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Universiti Malaya (UM). Commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Written by: Dato’ Dr. Mahani Zainal Abidin, ISIS Malaysia and Professor Dr. Rajah Rasiah, UM.

Executive Summary: As with most of the East and Southeast Asian economies, the impact of the global economic and financial crisis on Malaysia has been felt largely through a contraction in aggregate demand caused by a collapse in exports, either directly or indirectly, to the United States.


The Asia Pacific: Steering Between Crisis and Opportunity (23rd APR)

The Asia Pacific: Steering Between Crisis and Opportunity (23rd APR)

138 pp (2010)

Edited by Mohamed Jawhar Hassan

RM 50.00

ISBN – 967-947-307-0

This publication carries some of the thought-provoking papers presented at the 23rd Asia Pacific Roundtable, held in June 2009, in Kuala Lumpur. The topics range from the prospects for peace arising from the changes in leadership in Washington, Tokyo and Taipei, to the building of a people-oriented community in Asean.

Malaysia: Policies & Issues in Economic Development

The Asia Pacific: Steering Between Crisis and Opportunity (23rd APR)

693 pp.(2011)

RM80.00 / USD30.00

ISBN 978-967-947-308-7

The book, consisting of more than 20 chapters, covers four main themes: Macroeconomic Management, Economic Growth and Transformation, Management of Growth and Equity, and Enabling Environment and Institutions for Development. The authors are drawn from various sectors, with wide-ranging and rich experience in academia, the public sector and the private sector.

Compared to previous studies which focused mainly on the development process, this book takes a different approach to Malaysian economic development. It traces landmark achievements, and present challenges and pitfalls faced by the nation over the last five decades after Independence. More importantly, it pays tribute to the role and contributions of various players and protagonists in this development process.

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The Asia Pacific Roundtable Series

Selected papers from the 22nd Asia Pacific Roundtable

bookcommonTHE ASEAN REGIONAL FORUM - The Road Ahead

By Ralph A. Cossa and Takeshi Yuzawa

34 pages (2009) ISBN 967-947-301-8

RM 10.00




By Stewart Firth

16 pages (2009) ISBN 967-947-302-5

RM 8.00



bookcommonRE-EMERGENCE OF RUSSIA Implications for the Asia Pacific

By Raghavendra G Gidadhubli, Vitally Naumkin and Xu Hongfeng

52 pages (2009) ISBN 967-947-303-2

RM 10.00




By Natasha Hamilton-Hart

17 pages (2009) ISBN 967-947-306-3

RM 8.00




By Eiichi Katahara

12 pages (2009)

ISBN 967-947-305-6

RM 8.00


bookcommonTHE STRATEGIC IMPACT OF A RISING INDIA Prospects and Challenges

By Kishan S Rana

17 pages (2009)

ISBN 967-947-304-9

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