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Citizenship in Myanmar : Ways of being in and from Burma

Author :  Ashley South , Marie Lall

Product Details

  • Country Singapore
  • Publisher Institute for Southeast Asian Studies
  • ISBN9789814786201
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2018
  • Bib. Info255 p,152 x 229 x 17.53mm
  • CategoriesCivil Rights & Citizenship
  • Product Weight440 gms.
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Myanmar is going through a period of profound and contested transition. The country has experienced widespread if sometimes uneven reforms, including the start of a peace process between the government and Myanmar Army, and some two dozen ethnic armed organizations, which had long been fighting for greater autonomy from the militarized and Burman-dominated state. This book brings together chapters by Burmese and foreign experts, and contributions from community and political leaders, who discuss the meaning of citizenship in Myanmar/Burma. The book explores citizenship in relation to three broad categories: issues of identity and conflict; debates around concepts and practices of citizenship; and inter- and intra-community issues, including Buddhist-Muslim relations. This is the first volume to address these issues, understanding and resolving which will be central to Myanmar's continued transition away from violence and authoritarianism.

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