Readings

BURMA

Allot, Anna J. Inked over, ripped out: Burmese storytellers and the censors. PEN, September 1993.

Callahan, Mary P. “Democracy in Burma: The lessons of history.” Political legacies & prospects for democratic development in Southeast Asia: Burma & Indonesia. NBR Analysis, Volume 9, Number 3, 1998.

——. “State formation in the shadow of the Raj: Violence, warfare and politics in Colonial Burma.” Southeast Asian Studies, Vol. 39, No. 4, March 2002.

Houtman, Gustaaf. Mental culture in Burmese crisis politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy. Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Monograph Series No. 33, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 1999.

Map of Burma. UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations.

Nemoto, Kei. “The Concepts of Dobama (“Our Burma”) and Thudo-bama (“Their Burma”) in Burmese Nationalism, 1930–1948.” Journal of Burma Studies, Vol. 5, 2000.

THAILAND

Chairat Charoensin-o-larn. “Military coup & democracy in Thailand.” Paper delivered at Thailand Update Conference, ANU, 2007.

Haberkorn, Tyrell. States of transgression: Politics, violence & agrarian transformation in Northern Thailand. PhD thesis, Cornell University, 2007.

Handley, Paul. The king never smiles (ไทย Thai Translation)

Hewison, Kevin. “A book, the king and the 2006 coup.” Journal of Contemporary Asia, vol. 38, no. 1, 2008.

Map of Thailand. UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations.

McCargo, Duncan. “A hollow crown.” New Left Review, No. 43, Jan-Feb 2007.

——. “Network monarchy and legitimacy crises in Thailand.” Pacific Review, Volume 18, Issue 4, December 2005.

Overcoming violence through the power of reconciliation. Report of the National Reconciliation Commission (Unofficial translation), 2005.

Thongchai Winichakul. “A Short History of the Long Memory of the Thai Nation,” (Undated).

OTHER

Ambedkar, B. R. “The annihilation of caste.” 1937.

Bingham (Lord). “The rule of law.” The Sixth Sir David Williams Lecture, 16 November 2006.

Dicey, A. V. Introduction to the study of the law of the constitution. Cambridge, 1885.

Fernando, Basil. Demoralization and hope. Asian Human Rights Commission, Hong Kong, 2000.

Hamilton; Madison & Jay. The Federalist. 1787.

Hayek, Friedrich. “The pretence of knowledge.” Nobel Prize Lecture, 11 December 1974.

——. “Why I am not a conservative.” The constitution of liberty, Chicago University Press, 1960.

Oe, Kenzaburo. “Japan, the ambiguous and myself.” Nobel Prize Lecture, 7 December 1994.

Orwell, George. “Politics and the English language.” 1946.

——. “Why I write.” 1946.

Paine, Thomas. “Common sense.” 1776.

Pinter, Harold. “Art, truth and politics.” Nobel Prize Lecture, 7 December 2005.

Sen, Amartya. “Tagore and his India.” 28 August 2001.

Steyn (Lord). “Democracy, the rule of law and the role of judges.” The Attlee Foundation Lecture, 11 April 2006.

(All articles are free access; list will grow longer over time)

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