Lim Khay Thiong's research while affiliated with National Chi Nan University and other places

Publications (3)

Article
Studies have shown that, given the structural limitations imposed by historical, social and political circumstances, the Hakka identity in Southeast Asia is squashed both by the nationalism of indigenous people on the one hand, and the Chineseness of the ethnic Chinese groups as a whole on the other. Therefore, it is not surprising to observe that,...
Article
Studies have shown that, given the structural limitations imposed by historical, social and political circumstances, the Hakka identity in Southeast Asia is squashed both by the nationalism of indigenous people on the one hand, and the Chineseness of the ethnic Chinese groups as a whole on the other. Therefore, it is not surprising to observe that,...

Citations

... Summarily, Hakka consciousness among the Hakkas in Malaysia has eroded. Such pessimism is shared by scholars such as Carstens (1996) and Michael Hsiao and Lim (2007). According to Carstens, the cultural patterns that used to be distinct the Hakkas and the non-Hakkas are disappearing. ...
... This applies particularly to Chinese because of the ongoing shift towards Mandarin among the Chinese diaspora in Malaysia (e.g. Hsiao & Lim, 2007;Kow, 2003;Kuang, 2002;Low, Nicholas, & Wales, 2010;Ting & Mahadhir, 2009) and elsewhere (e.g. Anderson, 1985;Kwan-Terry, 1991;Wu, 2005). ...