Tag Archives: Myanmar

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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Issue 1 for 2021 published

Issue number 1 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue has a Feature Section on  South Korea, Inequality and Labour. The articles in this feature are: Rising … Continue reading

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Issue 2 for 2020 published

Issue number 2 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the second of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary and the first of three special issues due … 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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Issue 1 for 2020 published

Issue number 1  of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the first of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary. This is a regular issue, beginning with an … Continue reading

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Issue 4 of 2019 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 49 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is a special issue titled Precarious Work, Precarious Lives: The Nature and Experience of Precarity in Asia and … Continue reading

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