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Thin Rule of Law of Un-Rule of Law in Myanmar?

Cheesman, Nicholas


The rhetorical force of the rule of law is acknowledged through official discourse in Myanmar just as it is in other countries across Asia and around the world. Given that Myanmar manifestly does not conform to substantive models of the rule of law, which are associated with democratic government and individual liberties, might it conform to a minimalist one? Is there in Myanmar a thin rule of law to which the military government can lay claim, one compatible even with grave abuses of human...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Pacific Affairs


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