The Resource Bangkok May 2010 : perspectives on a divided Thailand, ed. by Michael J. Montesano, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Aekapol Chongvilaivan

Bangkok May 2010 : perspectives on a divided Thailand, ed. by Michael J. Montesano, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Aekapol Chongvilaivan

Bangkok May 2010 : perspectives on a divided Thailand
Bangkok May 2010
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perspectives on a divided Thailand
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ed. by Michael J. Montesano, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Aekapol Chongvilaivan
After a two-month stand-off between Red Shirt protestors and the government of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, violence and arson scarred central Bangkok in mid-May 2010. This shocking turn of events underlined how poorly understood the deep divisions in the society and politics of Thailand remained, even five years into the country's prolonged crisis. This volume collects analysis and commentary on those divisions from an unusually large and prominent group of Thai and foreign scholars and observers of the country. Contributions examine socio-economic, political, diplomatic, historical, cul
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Bangkok May 2010 : perspectives on a divided Thailand, ed. by Michael J. Montesano, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Aekapol Chongvilaivan
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  • Table of Contents; 1. INTRODUCTION: Seeking Perspective on a Slow-Burn Civil War by Michael J. Montesano; 2. THE CULTURE OF THE ARMY: Matichon Weekly, 28 May 2010 by Nidhi Eoseewong; 3. THOUGHTS ON THAILAND'S TURMOIL: 11 June 2010 by James Stent; 4. TRUTH AND JUSTICE WHEN FEAR AND REPRESSION REMAIN: An Open Letter to Dr Kanit Na Nakorn, 16 July 2010 by Tyrell Haberkorn; 5. THE IMPACT OF THE RED SHIRT RALLIES ON THE THAI ECONOMY by Aekapol Chongvilaivan; 6. THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC BASES OF THE RED/YELLOW DIVIDE: A Statistical Analysis by Ammar Siamwalla and Somchai Jitsuchon
  • 14. THAILAND'S ROCKY PATH TOWARDS A FULL-FLEDGED DEMOCRACY by Kasit Piromya15. THE COLOUR OF POLITICS: Thailand's Deep Crisis of Authority by Charles Keyes; 16. TWO CHEERS FOR RALLY POLITICS by Duncan McCargo; 17. THAI FOREIGN POLICY IN CRISIS: From Partner to Problem by Ann Marie Murphy; 18. THAILAND IN TROUBLE: Revolt of the Downtrodden or Conflict among Elites? by Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker; 19. FROM RED TO RED: An Auto-ethnography of Economicand Political Transitions in a Northeastern Thai Village by Pattana Kitiarsa
  • 20. THE RICH, THE POWERFUL AND THE BANANA MAN: The United States' Position in the Thai Crisis by Pavin Chachavalpongpun21. THE SOCIAL BASES OF AUTOCRATIC RULE IN THAILAND by Craig J. Reynolds; 22. THE STRATEGY OF THE UNITED FRONT FOR DEMOCRACY AGAINST DICTATORSHIP ON "DOUBLE STANDARDS": A Grand Gesture to History, Justice, and Accountability by David Streckfuss; 23. NO WAY FORWARD BUT BACK? Re-emergent Thai Falangism, Democracy, and the New "Red Shirt" Social Movement by Jim Taylor; 24. FLYING BLIND by Danny Unger; 25. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THAILAND'S MIDDLE-INCOME PEASANTS by Andrew Walker
  • 7. THE INEFFABLE RIGHTNESS OF CONSPIRACY: Thailand's Democrat-ministered State and the Negation of Red Shirt Politics by Marc Askew8. A NEW POLITICS OF DESIRE AND DISINTEGRATION IN THAILAND by Chairat Charoensin-o-larn; 9. NOTES TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF THAI LIBERALISM by Michael K. Connors; 10. THAILAND'S CLASSLESS CONFLICT by Shawn W. Crispin; 11. THE GRAND BARGAIN: Making "Reconciliation" Mean Something by Federico Ferrara; 12 CHANGING THAILAND: An Awakening of Popular Political Consciousness for Rights? by David Fullbrook; 13. CLASS, INEQUALITY, AND POLITICS by Kevin Hewison
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