Independent Journal
of Burmese Scholarship

Published Journal Issues

Printed edition is published by and available at Pansodan Books in Yangon.
Readers may also order the print-on-demand color edition, which can be shipped internationally. Online edition is available below.

August 2016
Volume 1, no. 1
“Special Issue on Poverty”

cover of IJBS, vol.. 1, no. 1

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View/download individual articles, in Burmese and English:

1 Front Matter, Table of Contents

English PDF (145 KB)

2 Introduction to the New Journal

James Scott

English PDF (78 KB)
Burmese PDF (308 KB)

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3 Introduction to the Special Issue on Poverty

Ardeth Thawnghmung

English PDF (248 KB)
Burmese PDF (299 KB)

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4 Small Scale Fishermen in Rakhine State

Saw Eh Htoo

English PDF (787 KB)
Burmese PDF (new revision; 52 KB)

5 Poverty and Migration from Burma: Within and Without Midi Z’s Films

Wen-Chin Chang

English PDF (1.3 MB)
Burmese PDF (new revision; 80 KB)

6 ဆင်းရဲမွဲတေမှုနှင့် အသက်မွေးဝမ်းကျောင်း

ရဲဟိန်းအောင်

Burmese PDF, with English abstract (4.5 MB)
ultra reduced size Burmese PDF, with English abstract (693 KB)

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7 “Fragmented Sovereignty” over Property Institutions: Developmental Impacts on the Chin Hill Communities

SiuSue Mark

English PDF (1 MB)
Burmese PDF (65 KB)

8 Poverty and Health in Contemporary Burma

Dr. Ne Lynn Zaw and Mollie Pepper

English PDF (495 KB)
Burmese PDF (110 KB)

9 On the Frontier of Urbanization: Informal Settlements in Yangon, Myanmar

Eben I. Forbes

English PDF (revised 2016-11-24; 578 KB)
Burmese PDF (78 KB)

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10 About the Authors

English PDF (77 KB)

11 A Note on Sources and Citations

English PDF (89 KB)

12 On writing a strong academic article

English PDF (82 KB)

13 A Note on Romanization

English PDF (79 KB)

14 Illustration Credits

English PDF (79 KB)

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