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Introduction: Indonesia: Tourist Invasion (01:22)

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An overview of information covered in this section is presented using maps of Southeast Asia.

Tourist-Based Economic Development (02:08)

Bali has been a tourist mecca for more than 50 years. Maintaining a strong sense of identity has been a challenge.

Unity in Diversity (03:29)

Indonesia's government must overcome the barriers of language and geographical isolation of island living. Jakarta is the political and economic center of Indonesia. Bali has a population 2.5 million.

Mixing Culture Through Tourism (03:54)

Bali, a Hindu based culture, is unique in a predominately Muslim nation of Indonesia. Tourist resorts have changed the Balinese landscape. Seventy percent of locals rely on tourism for income.

Balancing Tourism (03:43)

The tourism industry has some negative aspects with Westerners bringing their lifestyle. Kuta is the oldest tourist area in Bali and critics say it is tourism gone mad.

Introduction: Multi-Cultural Malaysia (00:33)

An overview of information covered in this section is presented with maps.

Balancing Multiculturalism (02:21)

Malaysia is home to a variety of ethnic and religious groups. Its has worked to achieve a balance between the different groups within its multicultural society.

Oil Palm Cultivation (03:50)

Most farmers grow oil palms, but many farmers barely make enough to feed their family. In 1969, the capital, Kuala Lumpur, erupted in race riots after an election.

Economic Transformation (05:34)

Meade explains the government's actions after the race riots. Malay citizens experience affirmative action, resulting in Chinese migrating to Canada.

Credits: The Maritime Connection—The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century (00:26)

Credits: The Maritime Connection—The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century

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Indonesia: Tourist Invasion— Their culture once imperiled by hordes of tourists, Balinese residents have developed strategies to profit from the tourist industry while maintaining cultural integrity. Multi-Cultural Malaysia— Amidst growing pressures from Islamic militants, social and economic programs seek to build tolerance among Malaysia's diverse cultures.

Length: 29 minutes

Item#: BVL113497

Copyright date: ©2003

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