From Melayu Patani to Thai Muslim

Patrick Jory
2007 South East Asia Research  
This paper is a study of how the people at the centre of the violent conflict in Thailand's southern border provinces have been represented, with particular reference to the period from the Second World War to the present. It provides a brief historical background to a number of discourses of identity regarding the people in the region. It focuses on the struggle between competing discourses of Thai national identity, Malay ethnic identity, Muslim identity, and a more localized identity centred
more » ... on the memory of the former sultanate of Patani and its associated linguistic and cultural traditions.
doi:10.5367/000000007781509535 fatcat:l5n46m64zbc5pfyy4tamxthpja