Karaoke Fascism: Burma and the Politics of Fear

@inproceedings{Skidmore2004KaraokeFB,
  title={Karaoke Fascism: Burma and the Politics of Fear},
  author={Monique Skidmore},
  year={2004}
}
Monique Skidmore, Karaoke Fascism: Burma and the Politics of Fear, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004,264 pages.Skidmore did difficult fieldwork in Burma during 1996, a period of increasing turmoil as students and others openly demonstrated against the current regime. Her research was, ostensibly, to "understand the idioms of emotional and psychological distress used by various Burmese communities, and to explore the role of religion and medicine in conceptualizing and… CONTINUE READING