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"For anyone academically and/or politically interested in local activism, discourses and strategies inside the queer/tongzhi community in Mainland China, this book gives a great overview of the political and social obstacles and impressive hard-earned achievements of its highly active members.

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"(…) an absolutely marvellous publication that offers real originality – it’s a tour de force. Monica Janowski’s Tuked Rini, Cosmic Traveller (NIAS Press) is both innovative and visually engaging.

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Political Studies Review

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"Simpson’s overall conclusion (…) provides a wealth of insights, many of them unexpected, into the political principles, ethical commitments and diverse tactics of justice-oriented campaigns led by these ‘emancipatory governance groups’ … The book contains a wealth of information on the process-oriented nature of such groups, and the author does an excellent job o
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Asian Politics and Policy

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“Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar essentially contributes to the understanding of the nexus between energy security and environmental governance making it a must read for scholars, policymakers, and activists alike.
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Asian Studies Review

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"In considering the rapidly changing economies of natural resource extraction in the region, Adam Simpson’s recent book, Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma), offers useful and much-welcomed new insight in its in-depth presentation of environmental activist issues and networks.

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The Journal of Peasant Studies

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"The book showcases the breadth and depth of Simpson’s research into environmentalism in Thailand and Myanmar, and provides a wealth of empirical data regarding environmental campaigns.
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Environmental Politics

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"This interesting book contributes to the environment and development literature in two key ways. It presents a fine-grained analysis of the background, politics, and challenges concerning energy and local development in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma).
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Journal of Contemporary Asia

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‘Adam Simpson’s new book comprehensively presents some of the most prominent recent environmental campaigns in Myanmar and Thailand while also contributing theoretically to the study of environmental movements under different political regimes and developing the concept of emancipatory environmental activism.
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Aseasuk News no. 60 Autumn 2016

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"The book does an excellent job in weaving together the nitty-gritty of archival sources to present an intricate and coherent historical analysis of the Indian presence in French Indochina."

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