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