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Bibliographies/Directories
ASEAN clearinghouses on women in development.[Jakarta] : Published for
ASEAN Women's Programme by Center for Scientific Documentation and
Information, Indonesian Institute of Sciences in cooperation with UNICEF, 1994.
	UCB   MAIN      HQ1240.5.A785 A85 1994

Bibliography of Asian studies.
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Association for Asian Studies, 1957
	UCB   MAIN   DS503.1.F3
	UCB   SSEA    DS511.A12.B6 REF
		Library has:  1956-1991
Also available, for currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley students, faculty and staff, is a searchable web-base 
version of Bibliography of  Asian Studies  (UCB Only) 

Compendium of social statistics and indicators, 
1988 = Recueil destatistiques et d'indicateurs sociaux, [1988] / Department of International 
Economic and Social Affairs = Departement des affairs economiques...  New York : United Nations, 1991.
	 UCB   GOVT REFE   HN25 .C6 1988 

Gender statistics in Myanmar / compiled by Myanmar National Committee for Women's
Affairs.  Yangon : Myanmar National Committee for Women's Affairs, 2005. 
	UCB   MAIN  HQ1735.7; .M73 2005

The Greenwood encyclopedia of women's issues worldwide. / Lynn Walter, editor-in-chief, 
Manisha Desai, volume editor. Asia and Oceania.  Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003. 
	UCB  DOE REFE     HQ1115.G74 2003 v.1
	
The Penguin atlas of women in the world  / Joni Seager.  3rd ed., completely rev. and updated.  
New York : Penguin Books, , [c2003].
	UCB   DOE REFE   G1046.E1.S4 2003 

Statistical record of women worldwide / Linda Schmittroth, editor.  2nd ed.
New York : Gale Research, c1995.
	UCB   DOE REFE   HQ1150.S73    Gov/Stat
		 Library has:  BOUND 1995(2)
	UCB   MAIN   HQ1150.S73   
		Library has:  BOUND 1995(2)

Women in developing countries : a selected, annotated bibliography for development organisations
 / by Janet Townsend.  Sussex : Institute of Development Studies, [1988].
	UCB   MAIN   HQ1870.9.A12 T693 1988

Women in development : a resource guide for organization and action / ISIS Women's International 
Information & ... Philadelphia : New Society Publishers, c1984.
	UCB   MAIN   HQ1870.9.W655 1984

Women in development : a selected, annotated bibliography and resource guide / prepared by 
Linda Gire Vavrus with Ron Cadieux and the staffof the Non-Formal Education Information Center.  
East Lansing, Mich. : Non-Formal Education Information Center, Institute for International 
Studies in Education, Michigan State University, 1980.
	UCB   MAIN   HQ1870.9.A12 .V38

Women in development : bibliography on the advancement of women and essay on women's studies, 
with focus on South and ... / edited by Basundhara Dhungel.  Bangkok, Thailand : Division of 
Human Settlements Development, Asian Institute of Technology, 1988.
	UCB   SSEA   HQ1735.3.B37 1988  REF

Women in Southeast Asia : a bibliography / Fan Kok-Sim.  Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, c1982.
	UCB   DOE REFE   HQ1745.8.A12.F35  
	UCB   SSEA   HQ1745.8.A12.F35 REF

Women in the economy : a select annotated bibliography of Asia and Pacific / compiled by 
Vanita Nayak-Mukherjee.  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : Asian and Pacific Development Centre ; Pinelands, 
St. Michael, Barbados : DAWN, 1991.
	UCB   SSEA   HQ1726.A12.W66 1991  REF

Women in the Third World : a directory of resources / compiled and edited by Thomas P. 
Fenton and Mary J. Heffronn.  Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c1987.    	
	UCB   SSEA   HQ1870.9.A12.F461 1987  REF
   
Women in the Third World : a historical bibliography / Pamela R. Byrne, Suzanne R. Ontiveros, 
editors.  Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-Clio Information Services, c1986.
	UCB   MAIN   HD1870.8.A12 W651 1986

Women in the Third World : a reference handbook / Karen L. Kinnear.  Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 
c1997.
	UCB   MAIN   HQ1870.9.K58 1997
		
Women in the Third World : an encyclopedia of contemporary issues  / editor, Nelly P. 
Stromquist ; assistant editor, Karen Monkman.  New York : Garland Pub., 1998.
	UCB   DOE REFE   HQ1870.9.W6548 1998

Women studies abstracts.[Rush, N.Y., Rush Pub. Co.]
	UCB   MAIN   HQ1101.W65
		Library has:  BOUND v.1(1972)-28 (1999)
Also available, for currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley students, faculty and staff, is a searchable web-base 
version of Women Studies International  (UCB Only)

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General Works
Burmese family.  / Mi Mi Khaing.  Bombay, Longmans, Green [1946].
		UCB   MAIN   DS485.B84 M5

Burmese family / Mi Mi Khaing.   Illustrated by E.G.N. Kinch.  
[1st American ed.].  Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1962].
	UCB   ANTH   DS485.B84 M5 1962
	UCB   MAIN   DS485.B84 M5 1962
	UCB   MOFF   DS485.B84 M5 1962

A Modern form of slavery : trafficking of Burmese women and girls
into brothels in Thailand / Asia Watch and the Women's ...
New York : Human Rights Watch, c1993.
	UCB    Main    DS570.B8.M63 1993
	UCB   Moffitt      HQ1750.5.E5 1984

The world of Burmese women / Mi Mi Khaing.  London : Zed Books ; 
Totowa, N.J. : U.S. distributor, Biblio Distribution Center, 1984.
	UCB   MAIN   HQ1735.7 .M51 1984
	UCB   MOFF   HQ1735.7 .K48 1984
	UCB   SSEA   HQ1735.7 .K48 1984
	
Wish all know the truth and other articles.
[Yangon] : News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, 2005. 
	UCB  MAIN  DS530.65; .W57 2005
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Articles
Atrocities against indigenous women in Burma / Debbie Stothard. 
	Indigenous Affairs, v. 3:28-33, 2000, p. 28-33.

Abortion: a public health problem in Myanmar / Katherine Ba-Thike.
	Reproductive Health Matters, no. 9, May 1997, p. 94-100.

Behind bamboo fences: forms of violence against women in Myanmar / Monique Skidmore.
	IN: Violence against women in Asian societies / edited by Lenore Manderson and Linda 
	Rae Bennett.  New York : Routledge Curzon, 2003, p. 76-92. 	

Bhikkhuni, Thilashin, Mae-chii: women who renounce the world in Burma, Thailand and the 
classical Pali Buddhist texts / Ingrid Jordt.
	Crossroads, v.4:1, 1989. 

Burma: the current state of women-conflict area specific.  A shadow report to the 22nd 
session of CEDAW. 
	Burma Debate, v. 6:4, 1999, p. 28-37. 
	
Burma : the myth of equality / Maureen Aung-Thwin.
	Ms., v.2, July/Aug 1991, p. 18-21. 

Burma's brass-necked women / Dino J. Caterini. 
	Orientations, v.11:4, Apr 1980, p. 3-6.

Burma : subdued by not conquered / Luz Maria Martinez. 
	Women in Action, v.96:3, 1996, p. 78-80.

Burma's ethnic minority women: from abuse to resistance / Edith T. Mirante. 
	IN: State of the peoples: a global human rights report on societies in 
	danger / edited by Miller, Marc S.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1993. 262p. 1993 p. 7-14 

Burma's military rapists (crimes against ethnic minority women used for porterage duties)
 / Dennis ernstein.  
	Nation, v.267:4, July 27, 1998, p. 5 (2 pages).

Burmese law in the 19th century, with special reference to the position of women / 
Alan Gledhill. 
	Cahiers d'Histoire Mondiale, v.7:1, 1962, p. 171-194.

Burmese women in Thailand and HIV/AIDS. 
	Voices of Thai Women, v. 13, Apr 1996, p. 3-5.

Double jeopardy: abuse of ethnic women's human rights in Burma / Brenda Belak.
	Cultural Survival Quarterly, v. 24:3,  2000, p. 24-26.

The economic position of women in Burma / Myat Mon.
	Asian Studies Review, v. 24:2, 2000, p. 243-255.

Escape from the bear and run into the tiger : the impact of violence and fear on migrants' 
reproductive health. 
	Burma Debate, v. 7:4, 2000-2001, p. 26-36.
	
Faces in a crowd / Aung San Suu Kyi.
	Index on Censorship, v. 25:4, 1996, p.  179-183.
	
Feminism and sex work: a review of four films / Catherine Orr.
	Feminist Collections, v. 23: 3,  2002, p. 15-18.

Gender hierarchy in Burma: cultural, social and psychological dimensions / Melford E. Spiro. 
	IN: Sex and Gender Hierarchies, Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, p. 316-333. 
	
Ghosts gathering: Comfort women issue haunts Tokyo as pressure mounts / George Hicks.
	Far Eastern Economic Review v.156:7, Feb 18, 1993, p. 32-36.

Heroines and harridans. (women leaders in Asia) / Derek Davies.
     World Today v.53:5, May, 1997, p.130- (4 pages).

HIV and Burmese women seek safe return home / Dork Palmer.
	Peace News for Nonviolent Revolution, v. 2358, 1992, p. 8.

Human cost of development : women's plight in Burma / Esther Lone. 
	Women in Action , no. 1, 1998, p. 72-76. 

Human rights, democracy and women's emancipation / Aung San Suu Kyi
	IN: Human rights / edited by Laura Hitt.  San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 2002, p, 34-42.
	
Imaginary ancestors: the giraffe women in Burma (poem) / Madeline DeFrees.
	Northwest Review, v.25:  3,  1987, p.  434-434.
	
A Karen's womens voice (sic) weaving story, from Khler Kwi Htooh district. 
	IN: Voices of women in the struggle / Bangkok : Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma, 1998. 
	p. 95-98. 

Living on the edge: oral histories of three women in Rangoon. 
	Asian Literature, Arts and Culture, v. 1:2, 2000, p. 36-49. 

Marriage et condition de la femme chez les Catching (Birmanie) / G. Gilhodes. 
	Anthropos, v. 8, 1913, p. 363-375. 

Militarism, Civil War and Women's Status : a Burma Case Study / Janell Mills.
	IN: Women in Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Globalisation / edited by Louise Edwards
	and Mina Roces.

Pariah nation: the Burmese junta is reaching out to Aung San Suu Ky,  but are the 
generals really changing their ways? / Joshua Schenker.
	In These Times, v. 25: 21/ 22,  2001,  p. 24-26.

Power dressing : female court dress and marital alliances in Lan Na, the Shan States and
Siam / Susan Conway.
	Orientations, v. 32:4, April 2001, p. 42-49. 

Religion and family law in Burma / Aye Kyaw. 
	Journal of the Siam Society, v. 80:2, 1992, p. 59-65.

Reproductive health for migrant Burmese women in Ranong fishing community / Supang Chantavanich 
and Paul Shakti.
	Development, v. 42:1, 1999, p. 73-74. 

Role of women in rural Burma / Mya Than.
	Sojourn : Social Issues in Southeast Asia , v.1:1, 1986 p. 97-109.

Status of Women in family law in Burma and Indonesia / Aye Kyaw. 
	Crossroads, v.4:1, Fall 1988, p. 100-120.

Stories of gender and ethnicity : discoursed of colonialism and resistance in 
Burma. (Women's Difference: sexuality and maternity in colonial and postcolonial
discourses)/ Tinzar Lwyn.
	Australian Journal of Anthropology, v.5:1-2, Wntr-Spring 1994, p. 60-95.

The struggle for democratic Burma: where are thou, women? 
	IN: From consensus to controvery: ASEAN's relationship with Burma's Slorc / edited 
	by Bachoe, Ralph, 1997, p. 48-54.  

Towards independence in Burma : the role of women / Day Mya Sein.
	Asian Affairs, v.59:3, Oct 1972 p. 288-299.

Untapped resources: the gender foundation for socio-economic development in Myanmar 
	IN: Post colonial society and culture in Southeast Asia: Proceedings of the 
	Conference on Myanmar and Southeast Asian Studies.  Yangon : Universities 
	Historical Research Centre, 1999, p. 75-95. 

Update : empowering indegenous women of Burma / E. Mirante. 
	Cultural Survival Quarterly, v.19:1, Spr 1995, p. 58-60.

Voice of hope: Burma's opposition leader talks of faith, hope, money and the power 
of the powerless in Burma / Aung Kyi.
	Index on Censorship, v. 26:3, 1997, p. 162-168.

When women stand up to tyrants / Patricia Elliott.
	Briarpatch, v. 32:6,  2003, p. 14-18.

Women and law in Burma / B.K. Sen. 
	Legal Issues on Burma Journal, v. 9, 2001, p. 28-43. 
	 
Women as refugees: perspectives from Burma / H. Lang.
	Cultural Survival Quarterly, v. 19:1, Spr 1995, p. 54-58.

Women, discrimination and HIV / Jackie Pollock.
	Asian Migrant, v. 9:4, 1996, p. 104-106. 

Women in the statecraft of the Awa Kingdom (1365-1555) / Tun Aung Chain.
	IN: Studies in Myanmar history, vol. 1: Essays given to Than Tun on his 75th birthday. 
	Yangon : U Kyi Win, 1999, p. 107-120. 

Women in urban Burma : social issues and political dilemmas / Helen J. Muller. 
	Women's Studies International Forum, v.17:6, Nov-Dec 1994, p. 609-620.

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Web Sites / Online Databases

Bibliography of Asian Studies 
The most comprehensive scholarly index of Southeast Asian Studies available for the humanities and social sciences.
(UCB Only)Available for currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley students, faculty 
and staff.

Burma Project of the Open Society
click on "Country in Crisis"; then click on "Women" for a summary of conditions 
of Burmese women and also a comprehensive list of associations, ngo's, etc. specializing 
in Burma and womens issues.

Burmese women's organisations
Lists different organizations concerned with womens issues in Burma/Myanmar.

Contemporary women's issues
This full-text full text access to journals, hard-to-find newsletters, reports, pamphlets, fact 
sheets, and guides regarding a broad array of gender-related issues. This database covers sources 
published by organizations around the world. Coverage includes 1992 to the present.
(UCB Only)Available for currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley 
students, faculty and staff.

GenderStats
is an very useful database of gender statistics developed by World Bank.

GenderWatch
is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum 
of subject areas. Publications include magazines, academic journals, newspapers, newsletters, books, 
pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government reports. Coverage extends in some cases back to 
the 1970s.
(UCB Only)Available for currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley students, faculty and staff.

Global List of Women's Organizations
provides a thorough listing of international womens organizations.

Southeast Asian Serials Index
provides free access to information on Southeast Asia through the indexing of 95 major academic and 
current affairs journals on Southeast Asia.

United Nations Development Programme : Gender in Development
endeavors to support gender equality and the advancement of women.

United Nations WomenWatch
is the United Nations' Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women.

UNIFEM in East and Southeast Asia
works with governments, NGOs, community and other organizations, as well as individuals, in East and 
South East Asia to promote gender equality between women and men and advance the status of women.

Women in Politiecs, Myanmar

Womens Human Rights
is Human Rights Watch web site devoted to women, providing timely information on the conditions of 
women in Southeast Asian countries.

Womens Human Rights Resources
lists authoritative and diverse information on women's international human rights law.

Women's League of Burma
Womens Studies International
is a comprehensive source consisting of ten women's studies databases including Women's Studies
Abstracts. It provides references to books, articles, reports, media, etc. that are concerned with 
women and women's issues. Coverage includes 1972 - present, with semi-annual updates.
(UCB Only)Available for currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley students, faculty and staff.
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