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Title Islam and the state in Myanmar : Muslim-Buddhist relations and the politics of belonging / edited by Melissa Crouch.
Imprint New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition First edition.

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Subject Islam and state -- Burma -- Congresses.
Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Burma -- Congresses.
Islam -- Relations -- Buddhism -- Congresses.
Buddhism -- Relations -- Islam -- Congresses.
Alt Name Crouch, Melissa,
National University of Singapore. Faculty of Law,
Description 1 online resource (xix, 345 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Edition First edition.
Note Papers presented at a workshop held in January 2014 on 'Islam, Law and the State in Myanmar' at the Faculty of Law, the National University of Singapore.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-327) and index.
Contents Myanmar's Muslim mosaic and the politics of belonging / Melissa Crouch -- Reconstructing trajectories of Islam in British Burma / Stephen Keck -- Personal law and colonial legacy : state-religion relations and Islamic law in Myanmar / Melissa Crouch -- Muslim political activity in transitional Myanmar / Nicholas Farrelly -- Houses of Islam : Muslims, property rights, and the state in Myanmar / Judith Beyer -- Muslim women's education in Myanmar / Phyu Phyu Oo -- Islamophobia in Buddhist Myanmar : the 969 movement and anti-Muslim violence / Nyi Nyi Kyaw -- New technologies, established practices : developing narratives of Muslim threat in Myanmar / Matt Schissler -- Making the Muslim other in Myanmar and Sri Lanka / Benjamin Schonthal -- The global and regional dynamics of humanitarian aid in Rakhine State / Alistair D.B. Cook -- Myanmar's Muslims, what do we now know? / Clark B. Lombardi.
Summary This volume explores relations between Islam and Buddhism and the state in Myanmar, offering an informed response to contemporary issues facing the Muslim communities there.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199086979 (electronic bk.)
0199086974 (electronic bk.)
9780199461202 (print)
0199461201 (hardback)
ISBN/ISSN DOI 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461202.001.0001
OCLC # 959033869
Additional Format Print version: Islam and the state in Myanmar. First edition. 9780199461202 0199461201 (DLC) 2016330137 (OCoLC)948975661

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