Land claims by smallholder farmers in Myanmar
'Are the Odds of Justice “Stacked” Against Them? Challenges and Opportunities for Securing Land Claims by Smallholder Farmers in Myanmar'
In the article she discusses how smallholder farmers deal with so-called 'stacking' (multiple layers of laws that exist simultaneously, leading to conflicts and contradictions in the legal system) to defend themselves against land dispossession.
Her analysis considers how a stacked legal framework can be used to further disenfranchise farmers by elites, or on the contrary, by farmers to gradually reclaim control through strategic political maneuvering.