Tag Archives: Michael Gillan

Reading on Myanmar’s Political Economy

Given the situation in Myanmar following the February 2021 military coup, we have made three JCA articles free to access for a month or so. The articles are: The Political Economy of Myanmar’s Transition by Lee Jones Building Governance from … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2016 published

The latest issue of the Journal of Contemporary Asia is now available online. The issue includes five research articles, two review articles and ten book reviews. This is an unusual issue as we move to a new format in the … Continue reading

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Myanmar: From Cronyism to Oligarchy?

In a new article posted at the JCA website, Michele Ford, Michael Gillan and Htwe Htwe Thein discuss business and cronyism in contemporary Myanmar. Their article “From Cronyism to Oligarchy? Privatisation and Business Elites in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1072731), examines how … Continue reading

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