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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 221–226.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Paul Chambers Military-run business activities can turn into an unrestrained form of parasitic capitalism, preying on national economies. The militaries of Thailand and Myanmar have evolved as predatory “khaki capitalist” institutions. Thailand’s military, deriving its legitimacy as guardian...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 230–234.
Published: 01 September 2017
... life and its freewheeling public sphere . . . The Tightening Authoritarian Grip on Thailand CLAUDIO SOPRANZETTI In the heat of the day, walking down Thonglor, one of the most famous upscale thoroughfares in Central Bangkok, is a dreary experience. The rooftop bars are closed. Restaurants blare mu- sic...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Tyrell Haberkorn Since the May 2014 coup, the junta has leaned on the law to impose the worst repression in Thailand since the 1970s. Opposition activists are fighting back in the courts. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Tyrell...
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Current History (2012) 111 (746): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Catharin Dalpino Southeast Asia Myanmar Philippines Thailand authoritarianism democratization performance legitimacy Aung San Suu Kyi Thaksin Shinawatra 235 As Southeast Asian democracies mature, the pressure of performance legitimacy is gradually moving politics from personalities...
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Current History (2010) 109 (728): 258–263.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Catharin Dalpino Thailand runs the risk that future protest, a right and a mainstay of liberal democracy, will escalate quickly into violence and eventually be constricted as a matter of course. Thailand Catharin Dalpino red shirts Thaksin Shinawatra yellow shirts Ratchaprasong United...
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Current History (2004) 103 (672): 177–182.
Published: 01 April 2004
... government were restored. (The association nevertheless admit- ted Cambodia as its tenth member in April 1999.) In mid-1997 Thailand devalued its currency, the baht, which triggered the Asian financial crisis. As the contagion spread across the region, some South- east Asian economies shrank by 10 percent...
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Current History (2004) 103 (672): 183–189.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Joshua Kurlantzick The optimism surrounding the possibility of a democratic thaw in 2002 “was a mirage, a blip distracting attention from a more depressing long-term trend. … Burma's Asian neighbors, including democracies India and Thailand, increasingly are giving the junta free rein to dominate...
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Current History (2003) 102 (665): 285–290.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Joshua Kurlantzick Ultimately, if reformist elements … do not restrain [Prime Minister Thaksin], Thailand could develop into a larger version of Singapore: a state with a veneer of democratic politics covering a one-party system. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents...
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Current History (2003) 102 (663): 180–185.
Published: 01 April 2003
.... 2003 The Regents of the University of California East Asia economy financial crisis Thailand South Korea Indonesia Vietnam Japan Taiwan China 180 Five years after the end of the Asian financialcrisis, it is politics rather than economics thatcasts the darker cloud over East Asia...
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Current History (2002) 101 (659): 421–426.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Indonesia Malaysia Philippines September Singapore Southeast Asia terrorism Thailand United States American officials have turned their attention toward Southeast Asian policy- making something largely ignored since the end of the Vietnam War and have declared Southeast Asia the second front...
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Current History (2002) 101 (654): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2002
... in response to the crisis has not. © 2002 Current History. All rights reserved. 2002 The Regents of the University of California depreciation East Asia financial crisis IMF Malaysia Philippines Singapore slowdown South Korea Thailand In the aftermath of East Asia s spectacular eco-nomic...