Tag Archives: Burma

Human Rights Discourses in Myanmar

“The Vernacularization of Human Rights Discourse in Myanmar: Rejection, Hybridization and Strategic Avoidance” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1865432) is a new article at JCA, authored by independent scholar Amy Doffegnies and Tamas Wells from the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of … Continue reading

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The Making of the Chin Hills

In a new review at JCA, Ngamtinlun Touthang of the Department of Political Science at Manipur University in India looks at Pum Khan Pau’s Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills: Empire and Resistance, published by Routledge. The … Continue reading

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The Myanmar State and the Uses Law to Exclude the Rohingya

“States of Legal Denial: How the State in Myanmar Uses Law to Exclude the Rohingya” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1691250) is a new article by Melissa Crouch of the Law School at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. The article abstract … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the Rohingya Crisis

Myanmar’s “Rohingya” Conflict is a new book authored by Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides for the publisher, Hurst. It is reviewed for JCA by Ashley South. South states that this is a “balanced, concise and theoretically coherent volume [that] will … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2018 published

Issue number 3 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring six research articles, a commentary and four book reviews. Two of … 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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Issue 1 for 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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Constitutionalism and Myanmar

Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar, edited by Andrew Harding and Khin Hin Oo and recently published by Hart Publishing is reviewed at JCA (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1427780) by Jonathan Liljeblad of the Law School, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Liljeblad points … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

The final substantive article for the forthcoming special issue Who Governs and How? Non-State Actors and Transnational Governance in Southeast Asia, edited by Helen E. S. Nesadurai and Shaun Breslin, has been published. Marco Bünte is at the School of … Continue reading

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Environment and politics in Myanmar and Thailand

JCA author Ashley South has reviewed the second edition of Adam Simpson’s Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South for the journal (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1416154). South states that Simpson’s “revised … Continue reading

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