Myanmar

Destiny's Child

Three decades after Aung San Suu Kyi was first sentenced to house arrest for her fight for democracy in Myanmar, the Nobel laureate is now arguably the main obstacle to the country putting its past behind it

Eye witness to early reform in Myanmar

Department of Political and Social Change fellow, Dr Trevor Wilson releases new book providing the first ‘on the ground’ account of the sweeping change carried out by a reform-minded faction within Myanmar’s long-ruling military.

Anticipating the Struggle Against Everyday Impunity in Myanmar Through Accounts from Bangladesh and Thailand

Nick Cheeseman, Bina D'Costa and Tyrell Haberkorn, 'Anticipating the Struggle Against Everyday Impunity in Myanmar Through Accounts from Bangladesh and Thailand', Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies

The meaning of Myanmar's 2015 election - summary paper

On 13 November 2015, a closed-session roundtable was held at University of Yangon’s Department of International Relations in collaboration with The Austral

Myanmar Faces Crossroads as Military Tightens Hold on Civilian Government

A spokesperson from Myanmar's presidential office rejected a UN fact-finding report issued on Monday.

The Hate Speech Threat to the 2020 Election

Online hate speech and fake news in the run-up to the next general election will make 2020 a dangerous year for Myanmar.

Two Journalists are Free. But Democracy in Myanmar is Deteriorating

On Tuesday, two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters journalists, Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, finally emerged from prison after 511 days behind bars.

Myanmar’s Electoral System: Reviewing the 2010 and 2012 Elections and Looking Ahead to the 2015 General Elections

Hunter Marston, ‘Myanmar’s Electoral System: Reviewing the 2010 and 2012 Elections and Looking Ahead to the 2015 General Elections’, Asian Journal of Political Science, 21(3) 2013: 268-84.

The social contract, preferences for redistribution, and tax morale

Taxation is central to the social contract between citizens and the state. Yet little research has explored the relationship in developing countries between individual attitudes towards the social contract and perceptions of tax fairness and efficacy.

Regional Organisations and Enduring Defective Democratic Members

Mathew Davies, ‘Regional Organisations and Enduring Defective Democratic Members’, Review of International Studies, 44(1) 2018: 174-91.

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