The Newsletter 71 Summer 2015

Revolt or evolve?

Kai Chen

Reviewed publication

Nick Cheesman, Monique Skidmore & Trevor Wilson. 2012. Myanmar’s Transition: Openings, Obstacles, and Opportunities, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, ISBN 9789814414159 

There are many myths about Myanmar that make it difficult for people to fully understand what is happening in the country, and what lays ahead. Through a mixed-method approach, Myanmar’s Transition, edited by Nick Cheesman, Monique Skidmore and Trevor Wilson, provides alternative ways to counterbalance some of the beliefs held about Myanmar.