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spirit of Burmese politics

Pye, Lucian W.

spirit of Burmese politics

a preliminary survey of a politics of fear and charisma

by Pye, Lucian W.

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Published by Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma
    • Subjects:
    • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1948-

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: Political development, C/59-11.

      StatementLucian W. Pye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ442 .P92
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 leaves ;
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4485181M
      LC Control Number79314065

      The next book is entitled Buddhism and the Political: Organisation and Participation in the Theravada Moral Universe, and will hopefully be out in with Hurst. It’s an expansion of the Myanmar book, to look comparatively at Buddhist political thought in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.   Since late August, more than , Rohingya have left Myanmar, fleeing a state-led campaign of violence against Rohingya are a Muslim minority and predominantly live in Rakhine State, in Myanmar’s west. They have experienced persistent, institutionalized discrimination for years. (The members of the state’s Rakhine Buddhist majority believe that they, too, have been Author: Matthew J. Walton.

      Myanmar - Myanmar - Economy: Myanmar’s economy, based on the kyat (the national currency), is one of the least developed of the region and is basically agricultural. Much of the population is engaged directly in agricultural pursuits. Of those who are employed in other sectors of the economy, many are indirectly involved in agriculture through such activities as transporting, processing. The Politics of Love in Myanmar offers an intimate ethnographic account of a group of LGBT activists before, during, and after Myanmar's post political transition. Lynette J. Chua explores how these activists devoted themselves to, and fell in love with, the practice of human rights and how they were able to empower queer Burmese to accept themselves, gain social belonging, and reform.

      Aung San Suu Kyi (/ aʊ ŋ ˌ s ɑː n. s u ˈ tʃ iː /; Burmese: အောင်ဆန်းစုကြည်; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany Burmese pronunciation: [àʊɰ̃ sʰáɰ̃ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June ) is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The first and incumbent State Counsellor (a position akin to a prime minister leader) of Myanmar Children: 2, including Alexander Aris.   No questions asked: Myanmar’s awful schools are a drag on the economy—and politics Nov 30th , from Print edition The government .


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