Strengthening Civil Society in Burma:

Possibilities and Dilemmas for International NGOs


Papers from a conference, Amsterdam, 4-5 December 1997
organised by the Burma Center Netherlands & Transnational Institute

(Also published by Silkworm Books, Chiangmai 1999, with Introduction and notes on the authors)





A Void in Myanmar: Civil Society in Burma
David Steinberg
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/Steinbergpaper.htm


Ethnic conflict and the challenge of civil society in Burma
Martin Smith
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/smithpaper.htm


No Room to Move : Legal Constraints on Civil Society in Burma
Zunetta Liddell
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/liddellpaper.htm


"Axe-handles or willing minions?" International NGOs in Burma
Marc Purcell
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs3/purcellpaper.htm