Walton, Matthew J.

Buddhism, politics and political thought in Myanmar / Matthew J. Walton. - New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017. - xv, 226 p.

Includes bibliographical references.

A brief political history and cast of characters -- Building blocks of a moral universe -- On human nature and the nature of politics -- Order and freedom/liberation : purposes of politics -- What is "politics" and what constitutes "participation"? -- Discipline, rights, and morality : "democracy" in contemporary Myanmar.

9781107155695 (hardback) 110715569X (hardback) 9781316609392 (paperback) 1316609391 (paperback)


Political culture -- Burma.
Political participation -- Burma.
Buddhism and politics -- Burma.
Buddhism and state -- Burma.


Burma -- Politics and government.

JQ751.A91 / W358 2017

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