restricted access   Volume 18, Number 1, June 2014

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Research and Ethics in Burma Studies

Cover Detail

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Thinking about Ethics in Burma Research

pp. 1-22

The Academic Life of Savages

pp. 23-31

Sitting on the Fence?: Politics and Ethics of Research into Cross-Border Aid on the Thailand-Myanmar/Burma Border

pp. 33-58

On Sensitivity and Secrecy: How Foreign Researchers and their Local Contacts in Myanmar Deal with Risk under Authoritarian Rule

pp. 59-82

“Who Do You Know Over There?”: Fieldwork Experiences in Restricted Southern Shan State, Burma

pp. 83-95

Fostering an Objectionable Burma Discourse

pp. 97-122

Ethnic Histories: Reflections from the Field

pp. 123-135


The Idealization of a Lost Paradise: Narratives of Nostalgia and Traumatic Return Migration among Indian Repatriates from Burma since the 1960s

pp. 137-180


On Michael Aung-Thwin’s “Those Men in Saffron Robes”

pp. 181-186

Reply to F. K. Lehman (F. K. L. Chit Hlaing)

pp. 187-192