Myanmar has experienced significant political liberalization since 2011. Alongside the political reforms, a peace process to end the country’s several insurgencies has continued. This article analyzes this “double transition” by asking how political liberalization has shaped the peace process. It elaborates six ways that liberalization has influenced the quest for peace.
Myanmar’s Double Transition: Political Liberalization and the Peace Process
Alexander Dukalskis is an Assistant Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin, Ireland. His work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals, and his book The Authoritarian Public Sphere was published in 2017. Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Alexander Dukalskis; Myanmar’s Double Transition: Political Liberalization and the Peace Process. Asian Survey 1 August 2017; 57 (4): 716–737. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.716
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