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CPD Paper Prize Winner 2023: Racial/Gender Capitalism in Malaysia: Contested Scripts, Muted Repertoires

Lead editor of Review of International Studies, Martin Coward, interviews Christopher Choong Weng Wai, who won the BISA Colonial Postcolonial Decolonial Working Group's second annual Early Career Researcher Paper Prize.

Motivated by the need to overcome transhistorical accounts of global capitalism while maintaining a critical posture towards Eurocentrism, this paper is a meditation on a postcolonial racial and gendered capitalist project in Malaysia—conceptualised as Bumiputera capitalism—to reclaim the historical specificity of capitalist development in the Global South as a central theoretical concern of global capitalism.

This article was written by Christopher Choong Weng Wai
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