Thailand: History, Politics And The Rule Of Law

by Wise, James

Thailand: History, Politics And The Rule Of Law

Price:  US$24.91   (SGD34.60*)
Format:  Paper Back, 296 pages
Published:  2019, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789814841542
SB#:  062741 (140)

About This Book

This introductory book on Thai politics and the rule of law explains why chronically unstable Thailand struggles to mediate and adjudicate its political disputes. It focuses on the continuities between the pre-1932 and post-1932 periods. Since the shift to constitutional monarchy in 1932, the power of the monarch and military has endured, the legislature, electorate and, until recently, judiciary have been comparatively powerless, and constitutions and laws have been comparatively unimportant. Until governance is again re-cast, Thailand's political instability and cycle of coups will continue.

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