Dictatorship, disorder and decline in Myanmar / editors, Monique Skidmore ; Trevor Wilson.

"Mass peaceful protests in Myanmar/Burma in 2007 drew the world's attention to the ongoing problems faced by this country and its oppressed people. In this publication, experts from around the world analyse the reasons for these recent political upheavals, explain how the country's ec...

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Other Authors: Skidmore, Monique., Wilson, Trevor.
Format: eBook
Published: Acton, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, ©2008.
Table of Contents:
  • Overview
  • Political Update
  • The dramatic events of 2007 in Myanmar: domestic and international implications
  • Internal dynamics of the Burmese military: before, during and after the 2007 demonstrations
  • Economic Update
  • Myanmar's GDP growth and investment: lessons from a historical perspective
  • Migrant-worker remittances and Burma: an economic analysis of survey results
  • Myanmar's economic relations with China: who benefits and who pays?
  • Education and Health Update
  • Myanmar education: challenges, prospects and options
  • Evolving education in Myanmar: the interplay of state, business and the community
  • The (re)-emergence of civil society in areas of state weakness: the case of education in Burma/Myanmar
  • Islamic education in Myanmar: a case study
  • Contemporary medical pluralism in Burma
  • Health security among internally displaced and vulnerable populations in eastern Burma.