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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Publisher Comments:

Gambling, prostitution, drugs, arms trading, oil smuggling, and trafficking in people-these six illegal businesses are large and getting larger in Thailand. They distort the economy and victimize people. They are increasingly linked together through networks of protection and organized crime. They help to fund Thailand's corrosive "money politics" and to sustain corruption in the police. The authors argue that control of the illegal economy, especially through reform of the police, is vital for the development of a modern economy and functioning democracy.

Book News Annotation:

In their sequel to Corruption and Democracy in Thailand Thai economists describe the interlocking illegal industries and how they serve to maintain the political status quo and distort the economy. They argue that controlling the illegal economy through reform of the police is necessary for a modern economy and functioning economy to develop. Distributed in the US by University of Washington Press. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-277) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789747100754
Subtitle:
Thailand's Illegal Economy and Public Policy
Other:
Phongpaichit, Pasuk
Author:
Phongpai
Author:
Phongpaichit, Pasuk
Author:
Pasuk Phongp
Author:
Pasuk
Author:
aichit
Author:
chit, Pasuk
Author:
Piriyarangsan, Sungsidh
Author:
Treerat, Nualnoi
Publisher:
Silkworm Books
Location:
Chiang Mai :
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Gambling
Subject:
Thailand
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Public Policy
Subject:
Economics - Theory
Subject:
Crime
Subject:
Prostitution
Subject:
Drug traffic
Subject:
Informal sector (economics)
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Southeast Asia
Subject:
Asian studies
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Economics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.56x5.70x.58 in. .83 lbs.

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