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The Resource Politics of Autonomy and Sustainability in Myanmar : Change for New Hope... New Life?

Politics of Autonomy and Sustainability in Myanmar : Change for New Hope... New Life?

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Politics of Autonomy and Sustainability in Myanmar : Change for New Hope... New Life?
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Politics of Autonomy and Sustainability in Myanmar
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Change for New Hope... New Life?
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Communication, Culture and Change in Asia Ser.
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v.1
Politics of Autonomy and Sustainability in Myanmar : Change for New Hope... New Life?
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Politics of Autonomy and Sustainability in Myanmar : Change for New Hope... New Life?
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Contents
  • Foreword -- Contents -- Editor and Contributors -- 1 Introduction -- Administrative Decentralization -- Political Decentralization -- Market Decentralization -- Background on Myanmar -- Notes -- 2 Kokang: The Rise of the Chinese Minority---the New Neo-Liberal State? -- Defining Ethnic Identity -- G̀uanxi'---A Social Network -- Who Are the Kokang? -- Late Ming Period (1623--1662) -- Yang Family Rule and the British Colonial Period (1670--1948) -- China Nationalist Party Era (1935--1950s) -- Recent Migration (1978--2009) -- Autonomous Rights -- Legal Status -- The Kokang Authorities -- Development Policies -- The Six Development Guidelines -- Livelihoods During the Opium Period -- Livelihoods Since the Opium Ban -- Drug Trafficking -- Casinos---Legal Gambling -- Smuggling -- Alternative Development Activities -- Standard of Living -- Conclusion -- References -- Chinese References -- 3 Laiza: Kachin Borderlands---Life After the Ceasefire -- The Asymmetrical Interdependent Borderland -- Kachins' History -- Laiza--Kachin's Bastion -- KIO'S Policies and Initiatives -- Livelihood Strategies -- Trade After the Border Line Demarcation -- Logging Concessions -- Agriculture -- Confronting Changes -- Women's Roles -- Social Problems -- Other Livelihood Strategies -- Running Guest Houses -- Working in the Casino -- Shop Owners in Laiza Market -- Animal Husbandry -- Daily Cross-Border Livelihood Activities -- Conclusion -- References -- 4 Post-Nargis Lives: After the Storm---Comes the New Hope? -- Padekaw Village Before and After -- Cyclone Nargis---Its Force and Impact -- Government Reaction -- Shared and Private Suffering -- Impact of Aid -- Aid to the Village -- Aid Distribution and Decision-Making -- Aid Complications and Marginalisation -- Aid Effectiveness -- Family Lives -- Livelihoods -- Coping Strategies -- Conclusion -- References
  • 5 Mangroves in Myanmar: Conflicts and Impacts -- The Forest Conservation Policy -- Forest Management Policy -- Poverty in Connection with Mangrove Degradation -- Local Knowledge -- Oakpo-Kwin-Chaung Village -- Social Cohesiveness -- Traditional Spiritual Beliefs -- Occupations Within the Village -- Farming -- Fishing and Intensive Shrimp Farming -- Charcoal Making -- Current Status of Livelihoods -- Common Problems -- Conclusion -- References -- 6 Sustainability in Pa-O Forest: Will There Be Hope for the Locals? -- Defining Community Forest -- Community Forestry (CF) -- The Politics of Forest Management in Myanmar -- Colonial Management and Laissez-Faire Forestry -- Burmese Way: 1948--1988 -- State Power: From 1989 to Present Time -- Taungya Forestry System -- New Community Forestry (CF) System -- Pa-O Adaptive Household Strategies -- Pa-O Way of Life -- Sources of Income -- Farmer-to-Market Linkages -- Infrastructure, Communication and Education -- Pa-O Community Forest -- How Successful Is FREDA? -- Participation as a Local Strategy -- Types of Community Forests Implemented by FREDA -- Local Resistance to FREDA CF Plan -- Local Perceptions of the Complexity of Community Forestry -- Property Rights and Local Participation as a Negotiating Strategy -- Community Improved Livelihoods from Participation in FREDA Project -- Conclusion -- Policy Implications and Recommendations -- References
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