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Islam and the State in Myanmar – Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging

Melissa Crouch


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 o ... More

Keywords: Myanmar, Islam, Muslims, state, politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199461202
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461202.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Melissa Crouch, editor
Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

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