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Published: 01 July 2016

346 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849045803

Bookseller Code (01)

Understanding Reform in Myanmar

People and Society in the Wake of Military Rule

Marie Lall

A Hurst Publication

  • Examines life in Myanmar post-military rule
  • Highlights the inconsistencies in development that have led to situations where peasants lose their livelihood to "development schemes" created to bring in foreign investment
  • A tough-minded reappraisal of the process by which the generals introduced political reform to Myanmar, Lall's book is unsentimental in challenging head on the orthodox view of this phenomenon