Essays about: "Burma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the word Burma.

  1. 1. Ambiguous Agency : Care and Silence in Women’s Everyday Peacebuilding in Myanmar

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnéa Blomqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; Peace; Myanmar Burma; Everyday Peace; Gendered Peace Gap; Silence; Care; Agency; Post-war Transformation;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the gendered dynamics of everyday peace through analysing women’s experience of peace and peacebuilding in Kayah (Karenni) state in Myanmar. I argue that everyday peace cannot be detached from rigid gender hierarchies and persistent power dynamics and that analytic attention needs to be paid to women’s, often neglected, contribution to everyday peacebuilding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peacebuilding In Myanmar: A Case Study of State Influence on Civil Society in Karen State

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Mara van der Kamp; [2019]
    Keywords : Civil Society; State Influence; Peacebuilding; Democratization; Myanmar; NGOs;

    Abstract : Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been going through a democratization process since 2011, despite different stages of conflict in several regions. In Karen State the main ethnic armed group, has signed the National Ceasefire Agreement in 2015. With the democratization process came a lot of changes for civil society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mobile Banking Adoption in an Emerging Economy: An Empirical Analysis of Users in Myanmar : A Minor Field Study

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Stephanie Holm; Louise Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Mobile banking; bank; innovation; technology adoption; early adopters; Myanmar; Burma; developing country; emerging economy; minor field study; Mobila banktjänster; bank; innovation; teknikanammande; tidigare användare; Myanmar; Burma; utvecklingsland; U-land; fältstudie;

    Abstract : This study aims to provide an overview of the attitude toward mobile banking among early adopters in Myanmar. By conducting exploratory interviews with ten bank employees, factors that are important for the adoption of mobile banking were also identified. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study of the European Colonialism Contributions towards Ethnic Cleavages and Political Instability in Post-Colonial Burma: Investigating the Marginalization of the Rohingya Ethnic Minority in Arakan State of Western Burma

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hathaikan Ngamnual; [2019]
    Keywords : Ethnic cleavages; political instability; post-colonial; ethnic marginalization; Rohingya ethnic minority; Burma and Africa;

    Abstract : This bachelor's thesis offers a way to contextualize the contributions of the British colonial legacies towards ethnic cleavages and political instability in post-colonial Burma in order to investigate the context of issue concerning the marginalization of Rohingya ethnic minority group in Arakan State of Western Burma. It will be examined through the historical research method that will be employed as a tool to conduct the analysis and synthesis of the similarities patterns in the case of post-colonial Africa that share a common focus and goal in a way that produces knowledge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making and Unmaking a Hero : Aung San Suu Kyi in the News Media

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Astrid Juckenack; [2019]
    Keywords : Aung San Suu Kyi; Myanmar; Burma; Rakhine; Rohingya crisis; news media; news framing; gendered mediation; bystander; bystandership; perpetrator; victim; hero; gender; genocide; Southeast Asia;

    Abstract : At the start of this thesis stood the supposition that news media frame issues and actors in ways which convey and underscore particular aspects thereof, and which lead media consumers to think about these issues and actors, and their potential implications and ramifications, in particular ways, including in cases of genocide and mass atrocity. Further, this happens through a gendered lens which ‘others’ women actors. READ MORE