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Author James, Helen, 1947-

Title Security and sustainable development in Myanmar / Helen James
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 231 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 11
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 11
Contents Introduction : holistic and human security : concepts and contexts -- The security discourse in Myanmar : regime, state and people -- The seven horsemen of the apocalypse : strategies for effective poverty alleviation amongst the peoples of the poppy cultures -- Myanmar's external relations in regional context : security enhancement -- Myanmar and the West : sanctions, engagement and security -- Civil society and the political ecology of sustainable development : empowerment, opportunity and participation -- Conclusion : towards a more civil society?
Summary The book considers economic development, health, education, environmental issues, the drugs trade, human rights, minority peoples and political, social and economic reforms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-220) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil society -- Burma.
Human rights -- Burma.
Internal security -- Burma.
Social rights -- Burma.
Sustainable development -- Political aspects -- Burma.
Myanmar -- Economic policy -- 1988-
Myanmar -- Foreign relations.
Myanmar -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Myanmar -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203001982 (electronic bk.)
9780203001981 (electronic bk.)