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Law Society And Transition In Myanmar

Author : Melissa Crouch
ISBN : 9781782254775
Genre : Law
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This edited volume addresses the dynamics of the legal system of Myanmar/Burma in the context of the dramatic but incomplete transition to democracy that formally began in 2011. It includes contributions from leading scholars in the field on a range of key legal issues now facing Myanmar, such as judicial independence, constitutional law, human rights and institutional reform. It features chapters on the legal history of Myanmar; electoral reform; the role of the judiciary; economic reforms; and the state of company law. It also includes chapters that draw on the experiences of other countries to contextualise Myanmar's transition to democracy in a comparative setting, including Myanmar's participation in regional bodies such as ASEAN. This topical book comes at a critical juncture in Myanmar's legal development and will be an invaluable resource for students and teachers seeking greater understanding of the legal system of Myanmar. It will also be vital reading for a wide range of government, business and civil society organisations seeking to re-engage with Myanmar, as it navigates a difficult transition toward democracy and the rule of law.

Conflict In Myanmar

Author : Nick Cheesman
ISBN : 9789814762144
Genre : Political Science
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As Myanmar's military adjusts to life with its former opponents holding elected office, Conflict in Myanmar showcases innovative research by a rising generation of scholars, analysts and practitioners about the past five years of political transformation. Each of its seventeen chapters, from participants in the 2015 Myanmar Update conference held at the Australian National University, builds on theoretically informed, evidence-based research to grapple with significant questions about ongoing violence and political contention. The authors offer a variety of fresh views on the most intractable and controversial aspects of Myanmar's long-running civil wars, fractious politics and religious tensions. This latest volume in the Myanmar Update Series from the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific continues and deepens a tradition of intense, critical engagement with political, economic and social questions that matter to both the inhabitants and neighbours of one of Southeast Asia's most complicated and fascinating countries.

Land Conflicts Across Frontiers

Author : Reshmi Banerjee
ISBN : 9781644297162
Genre : Political Science
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Land Conflicts Across Frontiers compares Myanmar’s journey with North East India on the critical and contested issue of land. It examines concerns related to land in pre-colonial and colonial history, causes and consequences of land conflicts today, the socioeconomic dynamics attached to land, along with attempted community-based institutional interventions and rural activism. As Myanmar takes its steps towards a democratic future, it becomes critical for the country to be aware of North East India’s experiences, as they could provide valuable lessons of what to ‘implement’ and what to ‘avoid’. Loss of common property resources, non-recognition of customary rights, ambiguous land laws and inadequate attention to people’s grievances have led to a rural landscape which has witnessed livelihood vulnerability, displacement and conflict. The book not only tries to capture cross-border experiences in order to have a better understanding of land alienation, agrarian discontent and peripheral marginalization but also notes recent trends in rural spaces and suggests policy measures.

The Business Of Transition

Author : Melissa Crouch
ISBN : 9781108416832
Genre : Business & Economics
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A timely reflection on law, development and economics through empirical and comparative perspectives on the case of Myanmar.

Myanmar Dilemmas And Options

Author : Mya Than
ISBN : 9813035552
Genre : Burma
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Governance And Civil Society In Myanmar

Author : Helen James
ISBN : 9781134253999
Genre : History
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Most international attention on Myanmar has focused on the political situation, where the military, in power since 1962, continues to refuse to acknowledge the results of democratic elections, and on related human rights issues. This book, by focusing on education, health and environment, and on the institutions which formulate and deliver policy in these fields, shows how the international community can make a significant difference to strengthening Myanmar's civil society and to supporting a future democratic form of government, by encouraging institutional developments in these fields. Such developments in turn, the author argues, will re-skill the younger generation, promote economic development and poverty alleviation, and, through a participatory approach to policy-making, nurture the conditions from which democracy will grow.

Report Of The National Seminar On Consumer Cooperative Development Yangon Myanmar November 28 30 1994

Author : International Co-operative Alliance. Regional Office for Asia & the Pacific
ISBN : 9290540346
Genre : Consumer cooperatives
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Global Civil Society 2011

Author : H. Seckinelgin
ISBN : 9780230303805
Genre : Social Science
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Global Civil Society 2011 combines activist and academic accounts of contemporary struggles to promote, negotiate and deliver justice in a global frame without a central authority. In their engagement with cultural diversity and their networked communication the contributors rethink and remake justice beyond the confines of the nation state.

State Foreign Operations And Related Programs Appropriations For 2014

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105050651988
Genre : United States
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When Economies Change Paths

Author : Leo Paul Dana
ISBN : 9812777458
Genre : Business & Economics
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While firms are attempting to expand into the global environment, many of the formerly communist nations are often misunderstood. Based on field research involving in-depth interviews in China, Central Asia, Myanmar and Indochina, this book provides academics, investors and policy-makers with an introductory overview of enterprise in these transitional economies. A theoretical framework precedes surveys of individual countries. Each chapter has been carefully refereed by national experts. Diligently referenced, the book includes citations of 250 relevant publications, guiding the future researcher through an extensive bibliography. This book is detailed, yet reader-friendly. It combines rigor with vigor, providing valuable insights into the rapidly emerging economies of Asia. Sample Chapter(s). Introduction (821 KB). Contents: Culture & Enterprise; The People's Republic of China (PRC); West of China: An Overview of Central Asia; The Republic of Kazakhstan; The Kyrgyz Republic; The Republic of Tajikistan; The Republic of Turkmenistan; The Republic of Uzbekistan; The Union of Myanmar (Burma); An Overview of Indochina; The Kingdom of Cambodia; The Lao People's Democratic Republic; The Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Toward the Future. Readership: General.

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