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Myanmar's mountain and maritime borderscapes : local practices, boundary-making and figured worlds / edited by Su-Ann Oh.

Contributor(s): Oh, Su-Ann, 1973-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: DS528.5 .M93 2016Publication: Singapore : ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2016Description: xx, 398 pages : maps.Notes: Papers originally presented at a Conference on Myanmar from the Margins, held in Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 14-15 November 2013.ISBN: 9789814695763; 9814695769.Subject(s): Internal migrants -- Burma | Burma -- Politics and government | Burma -- Religious life and customs
Contents:
1. Introduction / Su-Ann Oh -- I. Overview of Myanmar's mountain and maritime borderscapes -- 2. Electoral Sovereignty in Myanmar's borderlands / Nicholas Farrelly -- 3. The maritime frontier of Myanmar : challenges in the early 21st century / Maung Aung Myoe -- II. Territorial claims and imagined boundaries -- 4. Burman territories and borders in the making of a Myanmar nation state / Maxime Boutry -- 5. Ritual and the other in Rakhine spirit cults / Alexandra de Mersan -- 6. Rohingya territoriality in Myanmar and Bangladesh : humanitarian crisis and national disordering / Anders Bjornberg -- III. Social organization and border economies -- 7. The Culture and landscape of the humanitarian economy among the Karen (Kayin) in the borderland of southeast Myanmar and northwest Thailand / Alexander Horstmann -- 8. Navigating learning, employment and economies in the Mae Sot-Myawaddy borderland / Su-Ann Oh -- IV. Mobile practices and moving borders -- 9. The spatiality and borderless-ness of contentious politics : Kachin mobilities as capability / Karin Dean -- 10. The mule caravans as cross-border networks : local bands and their stretch on the frontier between Yunnan and Burma / Jianxiong Ma and Cunzhao Ma -- V. Identity construction and the politics of belonging -- 11. "I want to stay forever in you" / Decha Tangseefa -- 12. Life along the Naf border : identity politics of the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh / Kazi Fahmida Farzana -- 13. Home of the housekeeper : will Shan migrants return after a decade of migration? / Amporn Jirattikorn -- 14. Moving on : spaces of engagement in the Kayah-Mae Hong Son borderland / Carl Grundy-Warr and Chin Wei Jun -- VI. Institutionalized identity and border practices -- 15. The Chin State-Mizoram Border : institutionalized xenophobia for state control / Bianca Son and N. William Singh -- 16. T{breve}ai Buddhist practices on the China-Myanmar border / Takahiro Kojima.
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Papers originally presented at a Conference on Myanmar from the Margins, held in Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 14-15 November 2013.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction / Su-Ann Oh -- I. Overview of Myanmar's mountain and maritime borderscapes -- 2. Electoral Sovereignty in Myanmar's borderlands / Nicholas Farrelly -- 3. The maritime frontier of Myanmar : challenges in the early 21st century / Maung Aung Myoe -- II. Territorial claims and imagined boundaries -- 4. Burman territories and borders in the making of a Myanmar nation state / Maxime Boutry -- 5. Ritual and the other in Rakhine spirit cults / Alexandra de Mersan -- 6. Rohingya territoriality in Myanmar and Bangladesh : humanitarian crisis and national disordering / Anders Bjornberg -- III. Social organization and border economies -- 7. The Culture and landscape of the humanitarian economy among the Karen (Kayin) in the borderland of southeast Myanmar and northwest Thailand / Alexander Horstmann -- 8. Navigating learning, employment and economies in the Mae Sot-Myawaddy borderland / Su-Ann Oh -- IV. Mobile practices and moving borders -- 9. The spatiality and borderless-ness of contentious politics : Kachin mobilities as capability / Karin Dean -- 10. The mule caravans as cross-border networks : local bands and their stretch on the frontier between Yunnan and Burma / Jianxiong Ma and Cunzhao Ma -- V. Identity construction and the politics of belonging -- 11. "I want to stay forever in you" / Decha Tangseefa -- 12. Life along the Naf border : identity politics of the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh / Kazi Fahmida Farzana -- 13. Home of the housekeeper : will Shan migrants return after a decade of migration? / Amporn Jirattikorn -- 14. Moving on : spaces of engagement in the Kayah-Mae Hong Son borderland / Carl Grundy-Warr and Chin Wei Jun -- VI. Institutionalized identity and border practices -- 15. The Chin State-Mizoram Border : institutionalized xenophobia for state control / Bianca Son and N. William Singh -- 16. T{breve}ai Buddhist practices on the China-Myanmar border / Takahiro Kojima.

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