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  • A Daughter's Memoir of Burmaby Wendy Law-Yone; David I. Steinberg

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Wendy Law-Yone was fifteen at the time of Burma's military coup in 1962. The daughter of Ed Law-Yone, daredevil proprietor of Rangoon Nation, Burma?s leading postwar English-language daily, she experienced firsthand the perils and promises of a newly independent Burma. On the eve of Wendy?s studies abroad, Ed Law-Yone was arrested, his newspaper... more...

  • Politik als Systemby Edwin Czerwick

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 420.00

    Mit dem Buch Politik als System soll sowohl der etwas in Vergessenheit geratene Beitrag der politischen Systemtheorien zur Erklärung von Politik als auch das integrative Potential der politischen Systemtheorien ins Bewusstsein gerückt werden. Es werden die zentralen Voraussetzungen des systemtheoretischen Denkens untersucht und die Variablen beschrieben,... more...

  • Militär und zivile Politikby Aurel Croissant; David Kühn

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 490.00

    In Europa und Nordamerika gilt es heute als selbstverständlich, dass das Militär der Kontrolle durch die zivile Politik unterliegt. In anderen Regionen der Welt ist das jedoch nicht unbedingt der Fall. Warum gelingt es manchen Staaten, die Kontrolle über die Streitkräfte zu institutionalisieren, und manchen nicht? Welche Rolle spielt das Militär in... more...

  • Natur und soziales Handelnby Bianca Baerlocher

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 34.68

    Nachhaltigkeit ist als gesellschaftliches Leitbild ein Thema auch für die Sozialwissenschaften. Bianca Baerlocher erklärt auf handlungstheoretischer Basis das Zusammenwirken von sozialen und biophysischen Phänomenen. Damit holt sie die Natur als Gegenstand in die Soziologie und stellt zugleich ein sozialtheoretisches Konzept für die Nachhaltigkeitsforschung... more...

  • Burma or Myanmar? The Struggle for National Identityby Lowell Dittmer

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    Burma, also known as Myanmar, strategically located between China and India, is one of the largest and most richly endowed states in Southeast Asia. Yet it remains both economically and politically underdeveloped. Why is this so? We argue that much of the reason has to do with an ongoing struggle for national identity. This struggle involves not only... more...

  • In the Name of Pauk-Phawby Maung Aung Myoe

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 59.90

    Since its independence in January 1948, Myanmar has tried to find a way to deal with (at one time) ideologically hostile and traditionally chauvinistic China which has pursued a foreign policy aimed at restoring its perceived influence in Myanmar. To counter China’s attempts to influence Myanmar's foreign policy options has always been a challenge... more...

  • Aung San Suu Kyiby Jesper Bengtsson

    Potomac Books Inc. 2012; US$ 27.50

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  • Burma - Abenteuer in Buddhas Paradiesby Emanuel Ammon; Gabriel Ammon; Sandra M. Ziegler; Aura Fotobuchverlag

    AurA Fotobuchverlag 2012; US$ 9.99

    Bilder aus dem Ballonkorb: Fantastische Fotografien von Emanuel Ammon geben eine faszinierende Sicht auf Burma, Buddhas Paradies. Eine Reise für alle Sinne, die verzaubert und die Herzen öffnet. Der neue Bildband des Luzerner Fotografen Emanuel Ammon entführt in die faszinierende Welt von Burma ? aus der ungewohnten Perspektive des Ballonskorbs. Die... more...

  • Perfect Hostageby Justin Wintle

    Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 27.95

    Burma is a country where, as one senior UN official puts it, "just to turn your head can mean imprisonment or death." Aung San Suu Kyi is considered to be Burma's best hope for freedom, and, because of her unwavering commitment to nonviolent resistance to the country's brutal military junta, she has been under house arrest since 1989. Elected Prime... more...

  • Debating Democratization in Myanmarby Nick Cheesman; Nicholas Farrelly; Trevor Wilson

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2014; US$ 51.87

    s Myanmar (Burma) democratizing, or is it moving towards a new form of authoritarianism, perhaps one more consonant with other contemporary authoritarian regimes in Asia?Coming at a critical time, and one of growing interest in this Southeast Asian country among researchers and policy-makers, Debating Democratization in Myanmar addresses this complex... more...