Andy Buschmann

Andy Buschmann
University of Michigan | U-M

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Myanmar has seen an unprecedented expansion of civil society following its opening-up in 2011. However, on a regular basis, civil society actors still face undue obstacles to their work. Whereas egregious instances of, what we collectively call ‘authoritarian impediments,’ have been documented on a case-by- case basis, comparative knowledge about t...
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Book Review of Phansasiri Kularb: Reporting Thailand’s Southern Conflict: Mediating Political Dissent (Routledge Rethinking Southeast Asia Series)
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Objective In this research note, I share my experiences conducting a street‐intercept survey in Yangon, Myanmar. The prestudy aimed to measure postmaterialism among Burmese using Roland Inglehart's four‐item measure. The article discusses the key features and advantages of the street‐intercept survey method in difficult sociopolitical environments,...
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Existing scholarship lacks important knowledge about how protest and coercion change during regime change. This study provides new evidence by studying legal reforms as well as patterns of protest and repression during the first 46 months of Myanmar's regime change. By examining law amendments and analyzing protest data compiled via a protest event...
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This article presents the Myanmar Protest Event Dataset, a unique dataset on protest assemblies in transitional Myanmar/Burma. The data contents were derived from the most visible forms of assembly – demonstrations, protest marches and labour strikes – and collected through a protest event analysis of local news reports. The coded varia- bles range...
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How do popular protests about the basics of everyday life, specifically about energy, come about in settings where political authority is fragmented and conflict and repression common? How do state and political actors respond to protests which disrupt social and economic life, and undermine public authority? To what extent do such mass protests, o...
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How do popular protests about the basics of everyday life, specifically about energy, come about in settings where political authority is fragmented and conflict and repression common? How do state and political actors respond to protests which disrupt social and economic life, and undermine public authority? To what extent do such mass protests, o...
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Myanmar has been perceived to be in a sociopolitical and economic transition since the semi-civilian government under President Thein Sein took office in 2011. Amongst other things, for a representative democracy to function, citizens have to have the freedom to express their opinions and deliberate them with fellow citizens. This requires the secu...
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Myanmar has been perceived to be in a sociopolitical and economic transition since the semi-civilian government under President Thein Sein took office in 2011. Amongst other things, for a representative democracy to function, citizens have to have the freedom to express their opinions and deliberate them with fellow citizens. This requires the secu...
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This is an op-ed piece I wrote for IAPS Dialogue, the online magazine of the Institute of Asia & Pacific Studies at the University of Nottingham. I am trying to assess Myanmar's democratization under Aung San Suu Kyi's constrained reign. Wherever appropriate and available, I am citing data and arguing that the military's trust towards the NLD-gover...
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This is an op-ed piece I wrote for the New Mandala. It summarizes (tentatively) some of the key findings of my protest research in Myanmar. How have protest activities and repression changed in the course of Myanmar's transition? To reach the original article, go to: http://www.newmandala.org/data-reveal-declining-dictatorship-myanmar/
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How do popular protests about the basics of everyday life, specifically about energy, come about in settings where political authority is fragmented and conflict and repression common? How do state and political actors respond to protests which disrupt social and economic life, and undermine public authority? To what extent do such mass protests, o...

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I am working on several questions regarding protest assemblies in political transition, i.a., Myanmar and Hong Kong.