Tag Archives: Myanmar

Militias, Drugs, and Governance on the Myanmar-China Border

“Brokered Rule: Militias, Drugs, and Borderland Governance in the Myanmar-China Borderlands” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022 .2064327 ) is a new open access article by Patrick Meehan of the Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London and Seng Lawn Dan of the … Continue reading

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Buddhist Nationalism, Anti-Muslim Moral Panic, and Conspiracy Theories in Myanmar

“Buddhist Nationalist Sermons in Myanmar: Anti-Muslim Moral Panic, Conspiracy Theories, and Socio-Cultural Legacies” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2032801) is a new article by Niklas Foxeus of the Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, Stockholm University in Sweden. The article abstract … Continue reading

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Issue 2 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 2 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes a Feature Section of  four research articles on Privilege, Authority and Human Rights in Myanmar, three additional research articles, and four … Continue reading

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Preventing Communal Violence in Myanmar

Nathaniel J. Gonzalez of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago in the USA has a new article with JCA. “Preventing Communal Violence in Myanmar: Power and Legitimacy in Local Conflict Prevention” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2050278) is … Continue reading

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The Art of Myanmar’s (Crushed) Transition

Painting Myanmar’s Transition is edited by Ian Holliday and Aung Kaung Myat and published by Hong Kong University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Kevin Hewison. The 80 paintings included in the book are drawn from Ian Holliday’s much … Continue reading

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Wages of Burman-ness: Contradictions of Privilege in Myanmar

“Revisiting the Wages of Burman-ness: Contradictions of Privilege in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021. 1962390) is a new article by Stephen Campbell of the School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Elliott Prasse-Freeman of the Department of Sociology, National University … Continue reading

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Facebook and Armed Groups in Myanmar

“Pretending to be States: The Use of Facebook by Armed Groups in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1905865) is a new article by Stein Tønnesson of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in Norway and Min Zaw Oo and Ne Lynn Aung, both … Continue reading

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Legitimate authority in Karen Areas of Myanmar

“The Forging of Legitimate Authority in the Ceasefire Mixed-control Karen Areas of Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1887321) by SiuSue Mark, an independent scholar based in New York. The abstract for the paper states: This article investigates how legitimate authority is forged in … Continue reading

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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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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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