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Student Activism in AsiaBetween Protest and Powerlessness$
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Meredith L. Weiss and Edward Aspinall

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780816679683

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.001.0001

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Burma : A Historic Force, Forcefull Met

Burma : A Historic Force, Forcefull Met

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(p.181) 7 Burma : A Historic Force, Forcefull Met
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Student Activism in Asia
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Win Min

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0008

This chapter discusses repressive measures employed by military authorities against student activism in Burma. Burmese university students were once considered as one of the main social groups fighting for political, economic, and social change, but successive military-led governments have been able to establish a new regime that weakened the power of student activists. Military authorities disrupted student activism and forced it to go underground by eliminating or undermining structures and institutions that facilitate student mobilization, leading some students to give up activism. The unprecedented repression and the increased restrictions constrained future student activism in Burma.

Keywords:   military authorities, student activism, military-led governments, student activists, student mobilization

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