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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2014 Vol.4(3): 249-253 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2014.V4.407

A Multiethnic Perception through the Eyes of Students

Jasmine A. Mutang, Chua B. Seok, Lailawati Madlan, Aminuddin I. Lastar, Shamsul A. Baharuddin, and Asong Joseph
Abstract—Malaysia is a country with diverse races and cultures, particularly in Sabah and Sarawak. Racial harmony in this country is admired by other countries. What so ever, the racial diversity in this country needs high tolerance practices in order to maintain the harmonious under one roof. On the contrary, there is no doubt that behind this harmony exists prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination that may be ambiguous. Therefore, this study attempts to identify the kind of prejudice, stereotype and discrimination that may be experienced by the five major ethnic in Sabah. Indigenous psychology approach was used in collecting the data. Overall, this study confirms the existence of prejudice and stereotype between ethnic but not at an alarming level. The findings will be discussed further in this paper.

Index Terms—Discrimination, prejudice, racial harmony, stereotypes.

Jasmine A. Mutang, Chua B. Seok, Lailawati Madlan, Aminuddin I. Lastar, and Asong Joseph are with the School of Psychology and Social Work, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (e-mail: jasmine@ums.edu.my, chuabs@ums.edu.my, lailawati@ums.edu.my, Lastar_ai@yahoo.co.uk and song.aj24@gmail.com).
Shamsul A. Baharuddin is with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: shamsul_ab@yahoo.com).

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Cite: Jasmine A. Mutang, Chua B. Seok, Lailawati Madlan, Aminuddin I. Lastar, Shamsul A. Baharuddin, and Asong Joseph, "A Multiethnic Perception through the Eyes of Students," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 249-253, 2014.

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