Process, Sequence, and Equilibrium in Myanmar’s Federal Democratic State Formation: Tentative Proposals (MMRQ Vol 1, No 2)

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The Myanmar Quarterly
Vol – 1, No 2.
February – March, 2017.
Page – 401
Process, Sequence, and Equilibrium in Myanmar’s Federal Democratic State Formation:
Tentative Proposals

Content
I. Editor’s Note
II. Foreword by Donald L. Horowitz
III. Cover Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews

Cover Stories
(a) Process, Sequence, and Equilibrium in Myanmar’s Federal Democratic State Formation: Tentative Proposals by Min Zin
(b) Understanding the Military’s Concept of Federalism through the 2008 Constitution Framework by Ko Ye
(c) Some Thoughts on Ethnicity and Federalism in Myanmar by Ashley South
(d) Ethnic Policies of Burman-based Political Parties By Kyaw Win
(e) Peace and Federalism in Burma by Bertil Lintner
(f) Union of Burma (Myanmar) and the Panglong Pledges by Mankoban
(g) Beyond Rangoon by John Buchanan
(h) Sound Natural Resource Governance: An Impetus for Peace? by Maw Htun
(i) Nation-building and State-building in Diverse and Divided Societies by Min Khin Maung Yin

Interviews
(a) Khuensai Jaiyen (Managing Director of Pyidaungsu Institute)
(b) Dr Thein Lwin (Member of NNER)
(c) Lahpai Seng Raw (Founder of Metta Development Foundation and awarded a Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2013)
(d) Ko Frankie (Founder of TRIP NET)

Book Reviews
(a) David Ziblatt, 2006. Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press. by Camilla Buzzi
(b) Mandy Sadan, Editor, War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar. The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011, Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, 2016, pp.517. by David Scott Mathieson

IV. Research Findings
The Story of the Hai Lee – A Glimpse into Norway-Myanmar Relations and Norwegian Shipping in Asia by Camilla Buzzi

V. Special Features
Civil-Military relations and the military withdrawal from politics By Tin Maung Than

VI. Perspectives
Democracy is a discussion by Ko Tar

VII. Let Numbers Speak
(a) Number of internally displaced person in Myanmar
(b) The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census

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