Monday, March 15, 2010

Myanmar: Prospect for Change

We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest title, Myanmar: Prospect for Change.

Myanmar: Prospect for Change
is a co-publication by Select Publishing, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Yunnan University.

It is edited by Li Chenyang and Wilhelm Hofmeister. Dr. Li Chenyang is Director of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Yunnan University. Dr. Wilhelm Hofmeister is Regional Director of the Political Dialogue Program Asia, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.


This volume grew out of the papers presented at a symposium on Myanmar issues, held on July 19-21, 2009, in Kunming, China, with the participation of international renowned scholars on contemporary Myanmar issues.


The papers examine the complex Myanmar situation in the areas of politics, economics, security, and social issues. The book is organised into four parts:

  • Myanmar’s internal affairs
  • Myanmar’s relations with China
  • Myanmar’s relations with ASEAN
  • Myanmar’s relations with other major powers
The multitude of perspectives provided by these acknowledged academics and commentators on Myanmar provide an in-depth look at the issues policy makers across the world have to consider in engaging Myanmar and its complexities.

The contributors are: Liu Xuecheng, Kevin Hewison, Susanne Prager Nyein, Zhu Xianghui, Derek Tonkin, He Shengda, Harn Yawnghwe, Zhai Kun, Song Qingrun, Andrew Selth, Shao Jian Ping, K. Thome, Larry Jagan, Li Chenyang, Lye Liang Fook, Fan Hongwei, Lu Guangsheng, Zou Chunmeng, Yang Baoyun, Zhang Xizhen, Lex Rieffel, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Renaud Egreteau, Bi Shihong, David Steinberg, and Xavier Nuttin.

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