James Chin

James Chin is a political scientist and head of the School of Arts and Social Sciences at the Malaysian campus of Monash University. A former financial journalist, he publishes extensively on Malaysian and regional politics.

July 2009, Volume 20, Issue 3

Malaysia’s Electoral Upheaval

In March 2008, Malaysian voters dealt the long-ruling National Front coalition an enormous shock—pushing that party closer to losing power than it has ever been in Malaysia’s entire history as an independent country.