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dc.contributor.authorDahles, Heidien_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-13en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-09-24T04:59:43Z
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-01T23:54:20Z
dc.date.available2017-03-01T23:54:20Z
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.date.modified2014-09-24T04:59:43Z
dc.identifier.issn1463-1369en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/14631360701406163en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/63150
dc.description.abstractThis article explores a so far neglected dimension of the ongoing debate on the relationship between the politically contested position of the ethnic Chinese and their dominant role in the economies of Southeast Asia in general and in Malaysia in particular. While the prominence of the ethnic Chinese in the business life of Malaysia is ubiquitous, they also seem to be the engine of the striking growth of the Christian community, in particular the Pentecostal-Charismatic groups. This 'charismatic turn', it has been argued, reflects a major shift in the social position and power relations among the ethnic groups and the consolidation of the position of the Malaysian Chinese in the modern Malaysian nation state. This article critically reappraises this 'empowerment thesis' by analyzing the opportunities that conversion to Christianity and membership of Pentecostal-Charismatic groups offer to Malaysian Chinese business people, managers and professionals. In particular, this article identifies the forms of capital (in a Bourdieuan sense) involved and analyzes how these forms of capital are utilized and imbued with meaning in the interface of religion and business.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
dc.publisherTaylor Francisen_US
dc.publisher.placeAbingdon, UKen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom89en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto109en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAsian Ethnicityen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume8en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchInternational Businessen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode150308en_US
dc.titleIn Pursuit of Capital: The Charismatic Turn among the Chinese Managerial and Professional Class in Malaysiaen_US
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionJournal Articles (Refereed Article)en_US
dc.type.codec1xen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Business Schoolen_US
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorSchnetzinger, Heidi


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