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The Thaksinization of Thailand

Author: Duncan McCargo; ʻUkrit Patthamānan.
Publisher: Copenhagen S, Denmark : NIAS Press, 2005.
Series: Studies in contemporary Asian history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For decades, Thailand was economically dynamic, yet politically shambolic. 1997 changed all that: the Asian economic crisis was closely followed by the promulgation of a new liberal constitution in Thailand, leading many observers to herald a process of rapid reform and renewal. Instead, the financial crisis and the 1997 constitution paved the way for the political rise of Thaksin Shinawatra, a fabulously wealthy  Read more...
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McCargo, Duncan.
Thaksinization of Thailand.
Copenhagen : NIAS Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607346542
Online version:
McCargo, Duncan.
Thaksinization of Thailand.
Copenhagen : NIAS Press, 2005
(OCoLC)626659648
Named Person: Thaksin Chinnawat; Thaksin Chinnawat; Thaksin Chinnawat.; Thaksin Chinnawat
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan McCargo; ʻUkrit Patthamānan.
ISBN: 8791114462 9788791114465 8791114454 9788791114458
OCLC Number: 56655370
Description: 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Who is Thaksin Shinawatra? --
Thaksin and the politics of telecommunications --
Thai Rak Thai : a new form of Thai party? --
Thaksin and the repoliticization of the military --
Thaksin's political discourse --
Thaksin's new political economy networks --
The Thaksinization of Thailand and the future of Thai politics.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary Asian history.
Responsibility: Duncan McCargo and Ukrist Pathmanand.

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This work examines the background of Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, and investigates his business activities, the emergence of Thai Rak Thai, his relationship with the military,  Read more...

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