Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship Vol.1 N°2: Special Issue on Everyday Justice

The Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship has recently published its second issue, dedicated to Everyday Justice in Myanmar. It gathers high-quality contributions by international and Burmese scholars.

The papers are an inspiring read, especially for young Burmese scholars who wish to improve their research & writing capabilities.

The special issue can be downloaded here.

Table of contents:

  1. Introduction to the Special Issue on Everyday Justice – Helene Maria Kyed
  2. Gendered aspects of access to justice in Southern Mon State – Mi Thang Sorn Poine
  3. State-Making and Dispute Resolution in Karen ‘frontier’ areas – Helene Maria Kyed and Myat The Thitsar 
  4. Everyday Justice for Muslims in Mawlamyine: Subjugation and Skilful Navigation – Annika Pohl Harrisson
  5. A Saint in Command? Spiritual protection, justice, and religious tensions in the Karen State – Mikael Gravers
  6. Legal hybridity in everyday justice provision in a Mon village – Lwin Lwin Mon
  7. Justice-seeking strategies in everyday life: Case study among urban migrants in Yangon –  Than Pale
  8. Everyday Justice and Plural Authorities: insights from Karen State about Land Disputes – Lue Htar
  9. Drama of a Town – Maung Phyo

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