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Book Chapters

Meehan, Patrick (2022) 'Difficult Development Trade-Offs Amidst 'Transition': Exploring Power and Politics in Post-2010 Myanmar.' In: Yamahata, Chosein and Anderson, Bobby, (eds.), Demystifying Myanmar's Transition and Political Crisis. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 231-253.

Meehan, Patrick, Aung Hla, Sai and Kham Phu, Sai (2021) 'Development Zones in Conflict-Affected Borderlands: The Case of Muse, Northern Shan State, Myanmar.' In: Chettri, Mona and Eilenberg, Michael, (eds.), Development Zones in Asian Borderlands. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. (Asian Borderlands)

Lertchavalitsakul, Busarin and Meehan, Patrick (2020) 'Myanmar’s Contested Borderlands: Uneven Development and Ongoing Armed Conflict.' In: Simpson, Adam and Farrelly, Nicholas, (eds.), Myanmar : Politics, Economy and Society. London: Routledge.

Meehan, Patrick and Sadan, Mandy (2017) 'Borderlands.' In: Simpson, Adam, Farrelly, Nicholas and Holliday, Ian, (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 83-91.

Meehan, Patrick (2016) 'The continuation of war by other means: An anatomy of the Palaung ceasefire in northern Shan State.' In: Sadan, Mandy, (ed.), War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994–2011. Copenhagen: NIAS Press.

Meehan, Patrick (2015) 'Drugs, local politics and the subversion of global counter-narcotics ideology in Burma’s eastern borderlands, 1988-2012.' In: Charnoz, Olivier, (ed.), Local Politics, Global Impacts: Steps to a Multi-Disciplinary Analysis of Scales. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, pp. 79-104.

Journal Article

Meehan, Patrick, Sadan, Mandy, Aung Hla, Sai, Kham Phu, Sai and Muai Oo, Nang (2022) 'Young people’s everyday pathways into drug harms in Shan State, Myanmar.' Third World Quarterly. pp. 1-19. (Forthcoming)

Meehan, Patrick and Dan, Seng Lawn (2022) 'Brokered Rule: Militias, Drugs, and Borderland Governance in the Myanmar-China Borderlands.' Journal of Contemporary Asia. pp. 1-23. (Forthcoming)

Meehan, Patrick (2022) '"Ploughing the land five times": Opium and agrarian change in the ceasefire landscapes of south-western Shan State, Myanmar.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 22 (2). pp. 254-277.

Goodhand, Jonathan, Meehan, Patrick, Bhatia, Jasmine, Ghiabi, Maziyar and Gutierrez Sanin, Francisco (2021) 'Critical policy frontiers: The drugs-development-peacebuilding trilemma.' International Journal of Drug Policy, 89 (103115).

Dan, Seng Lawn, Maran, Ja Htoi Pan, Sadan, Mandy, Meehan, Patrick and Goodhand, Jonathan (2021) 'The Pat Jasan drug eradication social movement in Northern Myanmar. Part one: Origins and reactions.' International Journal of Drug Policy, 89 (103181).

Meehan, Patrick (2021) 'Precarity, poverty and poppy: Encountering development in the uplands of Shan State, Myanmar.' International Journal of Drug Policy, 89 (103064).

Meehan, Patrick (2018) 'Peacebuilding Amidst War in Northern Myanmar.' Accord: An international review of peace initiatives, 4. pp. 34-41.

Meehan, Patrick and Goodhand, Jonathan (2018) 'Spatialising Political Settlements.' Accord, 4. pp. 14-19.

Meehan, Patrick (2015) 'Fortifying or fragmenting the state? The political economy of the drug trade in Shan State, Myanmar, 1988-2012.' Critical Asian Studies, 47 (2). pp. 253-282.

Meehan, Patrick (2011) 'Drugs, insurgency and statebuilding in Burma: Why the drugs trade is central to Burma’s changing political order.' Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 42 (3). pp. 376-404.

Monographs and Working Papers

Thomson, Nicholas and Meehan, Patrick (2021) Understanding the drugs policy landscape in Myanmar: How drugs policies and programmes intersect with conflict, peace, health and development. London, UK: SOAS University of London.

Goodhand, Jonathan, Meehan, Patrick, Thomson, Frances, Ghiabi, Maziyar and Ball, Louise (2020) Voices from the borderlands 2020: Illicit drugs, development and peacebuilding. London: Drugs and (Dis)Order.

Meehan, Patrick (2018) What are the key factors that affect the securing and sustaining of an initial deal to reduce levels of armed conflict?: A Literature Review. London: UK Government Stabilisation Unit.

Cheng, Christine, Goodhand, Jonathan and Meehan, Patrick (2018) Synthesis Paper: Securing and Sustaining Elite Bargains that Reduce Violent Conflict. London: UK Government Stabilisation Unit.

Meehan, Patrick and Plonski, Sharri (2017) Brokering the margins: A review of concepts and methods. SOAS; Bath: Borderlands, Brokers and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka and Nepal: War to Peace Transitions viewed from the margins Working Paper No.1.

Goodhand, Jonathan, Meehan, Patrick and Pérez Niño, Helena (2014) Drugs, (dis)order and agrarian change: the political economy of drugs and its relevance to international drug policy. NOREF Occasional Publication.

Book Reviews

Meehan, Patrick (2017) 'A state built on sand: How opium undermined Afghanistan, David Mansfield. London: C. Hurst & Co.2016. Pp. xviii + 352. £25 (pb). ISBN: 978‐1‐84904‐568‐1.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 17 (4). pp. 789-792.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Goodhand, Jonathan and Meehan, Patrick (2021) Drugs ‘trilemma’: how to halt the deadly trade while still ensuring development and peace. The Conversation [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Theses

Meehan, Patrick (2016) The political economy of the opium/heroin trade in Shan state, Myanmar, 1988-2012. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00022807

Audios

Meehan, Patrick (2021) Myanmar: Why peace remains elusive. Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique. [Audio]

Datasets

Sadan, Mandy, Meehan, Patrick and Goodhand, Jonathan (2022) Drugs and (dis)order key informant interview translations in Kachin state, Myanmar, 2018-2019. [Datasets] (Unpublished)

Other

Meehan, Patrick (2017) 'Opium and 'Development' in Myanmar: The political economy of a resurgent crop.' T.note, 5 (39). Turin, Italy: Torino World Affairs Institute.

Meehan, Patrick (2016) 'How the military benefits from Myanmar’s growing opium economy.' East Asia Forum (14 Jun).

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