The History of Collaboration among the Pluralistic Society of Malaysia

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Ayu Nor Azilah Mohamad
Mohamed Ali Haniffa
Wayu Nor Asikin Mohamad Asikin Mohamad
Abdul Razak Salleh


This article discusses highlights on the beginning of the collaboration between the prominent races in Malaysia from a historical perspective. It focusses on looking at some of the aspects of the cooperative relationship built on the interests of all races. Among the early interactions in the construction of this pluralistic relations are in relation to the Federal Constitution of Malaysia, Article 153 of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia, citizenship, and political and Alliance claims. The method used was historical approaches and literature reviews. The findings conclude that the collective agreement established through the social contract had successfully created a plural society, harmonising the relationship between different ethnicities and prospering the lives of all Malaysians

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