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The Coming Age of Ethnic Reconciliation in Burma
Jakarta Globe (2012)
  • Vikas Kumar

Recent developments in Burma have generated considerable optimism about the country’s long-impending democratization. But will democracy foster ethnic reconciliation, essential for Burma’s domestic stability? A cross-country comparison with Sri Lanka and an examination of Burma’s demography and geographic distribution of resources indicate that despite sharing an otherwise similar trajectory with Sri Lanka, Burma’s emerging democracy could foster ethnic reconciliation, even after more than 60 years of ethnic insurgency.

Publication Date
January 17, 2012
Citation Information
Vikas Kumar. "The Coming Age of Ethnic Reconciliation in Burma" Jakarta Globe (2012)
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