First edition. - New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Book — xix, 345 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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.
This volume explores the relation between Islam and the state in Buddhist-majority Myanmar from both an empirical and a comparative perspective. It provides an informed response to contemporary issues facing the Muslim communities of Myanmar, furthering knowledge of the interaction between state institutions, government policies, and society past and the present. The book provides scholarly insights into the politics of belonging for Muslims in Myanmar while emphasizing the inherent diversity within and among Muslim communities. It brings together perspectives from experts of a diverse array of disciplines-religious studies, international relations, political science, history, Islamic studies, law, and anthropology. Focusing on the themes of colonialism and the state, the everyday experiences of Muslims, and the challenges of violence and security, this volume comes at a timely juncture in Myanmar's history. This book is essential reading for scholars and students studying Islam in the region. (source: Nielsen Book Data)