Money and Power in Provincial Thailand

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Ruth Thomas McVey
University of Hawaii Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Most studies of Southeast Asian economic change focus on the phenomenal growth experienced by a few large cities, such as Jakarta, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Studies of the rural areas have concerned themselves with the social and environmental impact of metropolitan growth.

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Contents

Of Greed and Violence and Other Signs of Progress
1
Lords of Thailands Transition
30
Local Godfathers in Thai Politics
53
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About the author (2000)

McVey is emeritus reader in Southeast Asian Politics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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