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Myanmar: Religion, Identity, and Conflict in a Democratic Transition

Farrelly, Nicholas


Farrelly provides an in-depth assessment of identity-based conflict dynamics within Myanmar's gradual shift to a more democratic system of government. Civil conflicts, that long raged in the country's ethnically distinct corners, encourage the fortification of political discourses about identity, unity, and non-disintegration. With its difficult history of bloodshed and trauma, social cohesion is a goal worth pursuing. Myanmar's transition to an increasingly open, inclusive, prosperous, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Peacebuilding in Deeply Divided Societies: Towards Social Cohesion?
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-50715-6_6


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