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International Religious Freedom

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

in Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166094
eISBN:
9781400873814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166094.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops three interrelated claims about the politics of governing social difference through religious rights and freedoms. First, conceiving and governing social difference through ... More


Epilogue

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter offers a cautious outlook into Burma's progress. It argues that, although Burma has certainly progressed since 2011, when President Thein Sein took over, in important respects ... More


Conclusion

Federica Carugati

in Creating a Constitution: Law, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195636
eISBN:
9780691198712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195636.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter summarizes the main findings and discusses how the theory developed on creating a constitution can be productively applied to reflect on the constitution-making processes today. It ... More


Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Roman David and Ian Holliday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Historic Myanmar elections in November 2015 paved the way for an NLD government led by Aung San Suu Kyi to take office in March 2016, and saw the country deepen its graduated transition away from ... More


Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Conflict

Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190928865
eISBN:
9780190055899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims have been subject to human rights abuses, been denied citizenship, and most recently, faced ethnic cleansing. Well over half the Rohingya population who use to live in ... More


Repatriation after 1955: New Settings, Same Questions

Katy Long

in The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights, and Repatriation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673315
eISBN:
9780191756139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673315.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter argues that between 1955 and 1980, the international community’s refugee repatriation policies were almost entirely framed by the Cold War, which resulted in “voluntariness” being used to ... More


Voluntary Repatriation after 1992: Continuing Crises

Katy Long

in The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights, and Repatriation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673315
eISBN:
9780191756139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673315.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The third chapter detailing the history of repatriation argues that during the 1990s – declared the “decade of repatriation” – the international community increasingly fixated on securing refugees’ ... More


Genocide

David Livingstone Smith

in On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190923006
eISBN:
9780190092566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923006.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the exterminationist form of dehumanization—the form of dehumanization that often leads to genocide. One of its most striking features is how repetitive its themes are. With ... More


Recent Violence and Significance

Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides

in Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190928865
eISBN:
9780190055899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928865.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter illustrates the tripartite nature of this conflict, by exploring the interrelated outbreaks of serious violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar over the past five years. These are the 2012 ... More


Conclusion: Historiography, Translation, and Conversion

Ayesha A. Irani

in The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190089221
eISBN:
9780190089252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089221.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion begins with reminiscences of a visit to a mosque in the Baṛaliyā village of Patiya district, Chittagong, which houses a cot that supposedly belonged to Saiyad Sultān. The chapter tells ... More


Rape as a Weapon of War in Myanmar/Burma

Annalise Oatman and Kate Majewski

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190927097
eISBN:
9780190927127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927097.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the conflict in Myanmar and its historical development as an example of the way that rape is wielded as a weapon of war. It also provides a discussion of advocacy for the ethnic ... More


Burmese and Muslim: islam and the hajj in the sangha state

Eric Tagliacozzo

in Burmese Lives: Ordinary Life Stories Under the Burmese Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199335039
eISBN:
9780199366750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335039.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Eric Tagliacozzo’s contribution looks at some of the lived histories of Muslims in three locales in Burma: among Chinese Muslims in and around Mandalay and Sagaing in central Burma; among Rohingya ... More


Civilian Protection, Resilience, and Insecurity in Myanmar

Alistair D. B. Cook

in Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First Century: Governance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467501
eISBN:
9780199087204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467501.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the self-protection strategies of three conflict-affected communities in Myanmar. It considers the relative importance of self-protection in the Myanmar context and implications ... More


Who Are the Rohingya?: Life through Roshang, Arakan, and Rakhine State

Nasir Uddin

in The Rohingya: An Ethnography of 'Subhuman' Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199489350
eISBN:
9780199099849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489350.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 2 places the Rohingyas in the historical, political, and cultural context of Burma/Myanmar. Who they are, where did they come from, and how did they appear in the demographic composition of ... More


State of Stateless People: The Struggle for Existence and the Cry for Survival

Nasir Uddin

in The Rohingya: An Ethnography of 'Subhuman' Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199489350
eISBN:
9780199099849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489350.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 4 examines the state of stateless people who are born in one state but live in another, neither of which recognizes them as full citizens. This practice is in sharp contrast with the ... More


Historical Context

Roman David and Ian Holliday

in Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democratization necessarily takes place within a specific national context marked by prior historical experience. This chapter examines historical factors in the Myanmar case as a means of ... More


Group Relations and Tolerance

Roman David and Ian Holliday

in Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Respect for ethnic and religious minorities is widely considered essential for creation of a stable democracy. In the context of Myanmar’s transition, this chapter assesses group relations, ... More


Introduction

Roman David and Ian Holliday

in Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the 2010s, Myanmar embarked on a transition away from half a century of authoritarian rule. In the process, however, positive signs of democratization contrasted with negative political ... More


The Global and Regional Dynamics of Humanitarian Aid in Rakhine State

Alistair D.B. Cook

in Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461202
eISBN:
9780199086979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461202.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the response of aid organisations, particularly faith-based organisations, to the humanitarian crisis of displacement in Rakhine State. The chapter acknowledges the different ... More


Complexities, Misconceptions, and Context

Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides

in Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190928865
eISBN:
9780190055899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928865.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter introduces the complexity of Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ conflict, and address a series of misconceptions widely held about it in the international community. It discusses the scale of recent ... More


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