Senior Teaching Fellow in 2016/17
- Dr Patrick Meehan
- Email address:
- 0207 898 4521
- SOAS University of London
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My research explores the political economy of violence, conflict and development, and engages
specifically with the relationship between illicit economies and processes of state-building and
peace-building in borderland and frontier regions with a primary focus on Myanmar’s borderlands
with China. I completed my PhD on this subject in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS
in 2016 and I am now a Co-Investigator on a £7 million research project entitled 'Drugs and
(dis)order: Building sustainable peacetime economies in the aftermath of war’, which focuses on
Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar.
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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.
Meehan, Patrick and Sadan, Mandy (2017) 'Borderlands'. In: Simpson, Adam and 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'. Local Politics, Global Impacts: Steps to a Multi-Disciplinary Analysis of Scales. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, pp 79-104.
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 and 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 and Meehan, Patrick and Perez-Nino, Helena (2014) Drugs, (dis)order and agrarian change: the political economy of drugs and its relevance to international drug policy. NOREF Occasional Publication.
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.
Meehan, Patrick (2017) 'Opium and 'Development' in Myanmar: The political economy of a resurgent crop' T.note, 5.
Meehan, Patrick (2016) 'How the military benefits from Myanmar’s growing opium economy' East Asia Forum.
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