Tag Archives: Buddhism

Imperial Politics and Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand is a new publication from Cornell University Press, authored by Ruth Streicher. The book is reviewed for JCA by Rungrawee Chalermsripinyorat from Bangkok, Thailand. Developed from a PhD thesis … Continue reading

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Thailand’s King and Buddhism

Tomas Larsson of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK, has a new article with JCA. His article “Royal Succession and the Politics of Religious Purification in Contemporary Thailand” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1849775 is a timely … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2018 published

Issue number 5 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number of the journal is a special issue. It also features one additional research article and two … Continue reading

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Political Thought, Politics and Religion in Myanmar

Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar is a new book by JCA author Matthew Walton, published by Cambridge University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Ashley South. In his review, South begins by observing: “Probably the most comprehensive … Continue reading

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Gender and Muslim Scapegoating in Myanmar

The seventh and final article for the forthcoming special issue on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar, guest edited by Nick Cheesman, is available at the JCA publisher’s site for the journal. This article carries the title, “Gendered Rumours and the … Continue reading

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Islam and the State in Myanmar

In a new review at JCA, Iza R. Hussin of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge looks at the collection Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging (DOI: … Continue reading

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Politics and Anti-Muslim Scapegoating in Myanmar

A third article in a forthcoming special issue on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar, guest edited by Nick Cheesman, is available at the JCA publisher’s site for the journal. “The Contentious Politics of Anti-Muslim Scapegoating in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1293133) by … Continue reading

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Buddhist-Muslim Violence and Memory in Myanmar

A second article in a forthcoming special issue on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar, guest edited by Nick Cheesman, is available at the JCA publisher’s site for the journal. The article “Reconciling Contradictions: Buddhist-Muslim Violence, Narrative Making and Memory in … Continue reading

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Communal Conflict and Myanmar’s Parliament

The first article in a forthcoming special issue on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar, guest edited by Nick Cheesman, is available at the JCA publisher’s site for the journal. In their paper, “Communal Conflict in Myanmar: The Legislature’s Response, 2012–2015” … Continue reading

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