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Myanmar Musings

Myanmar Musings is the world's leading podcast with researchers and thinkers on issues relating to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this show are those of the interviewees/guests and do not necessarily accord with those of the host or the Myanmar Research Centre.

Nov 25, 2020

Millions of Burmese workers in Thailand are routinely underpaid, overworked and predated upon by a coercive police force. What is the labour regime under which these workers try to earn their livelihoods and how can we better understand the challenges they face? Dr Stephen Campbell, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore discusses his stimulating book Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone.