M. Walton
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The “Wages of Burman-ness:” Ethnicity and Burman Privilege in Contemporary Myanmar
M. Walton
Political Science, Sociology
1 February 2013
Abstract Ethnicity is one of the primary lenses through which scholars view conflict in Burma/Myanmar. In this paper I examine the dominance of the majority ethnic group in Myanmar, the Burmans, and…
94citations
6
Ethnicity, Conflict, and History in Burma: The Myths of Panglong
M. Walton
Sociology
1 December 2008
Abstract The effects of the 1947 Panglong Agreement on Burma9s ethnic minority groups can still be seen today in calls for a return to the spirit of Panglong, but there are conflicting versions of…
83citations
6
Contesting Buddhist Narratives: Democratization, Nationalism, and Communal Violence in Myanmar
M. Walton, S. Hayward
Sociology, Political Science
24 October 2014
Executive SummaryFor the past few years, Myanmar's political transition has been hampered by violence between Buddhists and Muslims. A nation with an ethnically Burman and religiously Buddhist…
62citations
5
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Ethnic politics
M. Walton
Sociology
Myanmar
14 September 2020
Course Description What motivates individuals to identify with an ethnic group? How does ethnic identity shape voting, political parties, democratic stability, economic growth, and political…
44citations
4
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Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar
M. Walton
Political Science
17 November 2016
This is the first book to provide a broad overview of the ways in which Buddhist ideas have influenced political thinking and politics in Myanmar. Matthew Walton draws extensively on Burmese language…
42citations
4
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Multi-Causal Pathways of Public Opposition to Dam Projects in Asia: A Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)
J. Kirchherr, Katrina J. Charles, M. Walton
Business
27 August 2016
44citations
3
The interplay of activists and dam developers: the case of Myanmar’s mega-dams
J. Kirchherr, Katrina J. Charles, M. Walton
Environmental Science
12 May 2016
Abstract Scholars investigating activism against large dam developments in Asia usually focus on those campaigning, but not on those the campaigns are aimed at – the dam developers. Yet the…
53citations
2
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Reconciling Contradictions: Buddhist-Muslim Violence, Narrative Making and Memory in Myanmar
Matt Schissler, M. Walton, Phyu Phyu Thi
Sociology, Political Science
Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar
2 March 2017
ABSTRACT Myanmar has been the site of serious violence between Buddhist and Muslim communities. This article presents findings from a research project convened to better understand the production of…
45citations
1
'Learning It the Hard Way': Social Safeguard Norms in Chinese-Led Dam Projects in Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia
J. Kirchherr, N. Matthews, Katrina J. Charles, M. Walton
Sociology
7 January 2017
34citations
1
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Buddhism and Relief in Myanmar: Reflections on Relief as a Practice of Dāna
C. Jaquet, M. Walton
Political Science
2013
In this chapter, we examine some ways in which Buddhists in Myanmar conceptualize, justify, and practice humanitarian relief.1 The most recent and striking example of this was after Cyclone Nargis…
7citations
1
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