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TitleThaksin
Author Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker
Imprint Chiang Mai : Silkworm Books, 2009
Edition 2nd expanded ed
Descript ix, 422 p. ; 21 cm

SUMMARY

In the early 1990s, Thaksin Shinawatra came from nowhere to become a multi-billionaire in just four years. In 2001, he was elected prime minister on a single-minded promise to accelerate Thailand to first-world status. This title traces the rise and fall from power of Thailand's former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.


CONTENT

Part I : The business of politics -- the background -- family and business -- political rise -- political rise -- thaksinomics -- managing society -- remaking politics -- power and profit -- Part II : the battle of Bangkok -- disillusion, population, protest -- towards coup -- generals, judges, voters -- endgame -- conclusion


Thaksin Chinnawat 1949- Business and politics -- Thailand Heads of state -- Thailand -- Finance Personal Thailand -- Social conditions Thailand -- Economic conditions Thailand -- Politics and government -- 1989- politics business economics

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Thailand and ASEAN Information Center (6th Floor)[TAIC] 78191CHECK SHELVES
Political Science Library322.309593 P293T 2009CHECK SHELVES
Arts Library : Thai Studies Collectionท DS586 P293TH 2009LIB USE ONLY
Central Library @ Chamchuri 10320.9593 T364PCHECK SHELVES

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