Archive for October 22nd, 2007

  • [Kyi May Kaung (Ph.D.) focuses on the pathologies of command systems.  She has worked in international radio, with activist organizations and as a senior researcher affiliated with the Burmese democratic […]

    Finding out about Burma

    [Kyi May Kaung (Ph.D.) focuses on the pathologies of command systems.  She has worked in international radio, with activist organizations and as a senior researcher affiliated with the Burmese democratic […]

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  •   Last week I wrote about the adoption of contract farming by farmers in northern Thailand. In the village where I have been working since late 2002 one of the […]

    The challenges of garlic cultivation

      Last week I wrote about the adoption of contract farming by farmers in northern Thailand. In the village where I have been working since late 2002 one of the […]

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  • Ideology, intolerance and outright ignorance often lead commentators to attribute electoral behaviour to vote buying. Having little experience of grass-roots political behaviour, elite commentators often like to paint simplified pictures of an electorate […]

    The power of vote-buying!

    Ideology, intolerance and outright ignorance often lead commentators to attribute electoral behaviour to vote buying. Having little experience of grass-roots political behaviour, elite commentators often like to paint simplified pictures of an electorate […]

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