Kartini Aboo Talib Khalid, PhD

Kartini Aboo Talib Khalid is an associate professor of policy analysis and deputy director at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s (UKM’s) Institute of Ethnic Studies. She was appointed country consultant for Malaysia to the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in 2014, grantee for Sumitomo Foundation Japan in 2011, and Fulbright scholar to Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts from 2000 to 2005. Her research focuses on gender, civil society, comparative politics, ethnicity, and consumerism. She has published scholarly articles and chapters in books on various issues pertaining to policy, including alternative dispute resolutions and consumer rights, ethnicity and consumerism, labor law and immigrants, gender and politics, nonprofit and policy implementation, elections, environmental policy, and sustainability. Her new books, Dasar Pandang ke Timur: Pencapaian Adaptasi dan Cabaran and Etnisiti & Konsumerisme di Malaysia, were published by Penerbit UKM in 2017. Her chapters in Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare (Routledge, London) were published in 2016, and her book Policy Implementation and People Processing Organizations (Scholars Press, Germany) was published in 2014. Current book projects include Gender and Elections (2018) and Platform of Integration: Managing Diversity in Multiethnic Society.

Kartini Aboo Talib Khalid, PhD

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MALAYSIA: International Relations and New Economies

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