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(Article of book - 2004)

Document title

Thaksin. The business of politics in Thailand

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

BAKER C. ; PHONGPAICHIT P. ;

Abstract

The AA. explain from where comes Thaksin, the actual Prime minister of Thailand, and what is he trying to do. They consider him both as a politician and businessman because in Thailand these two spheres are joined at the hip, like Siamese twins. The book is made of six chapters. 1- From where comes Thaksin ; 2- His political and economic background ; 3- His family history ; 4- The growth of his family business ; 5- His rise to power ; 6- What Thaksin is trying to do in the economy, the society and to the political system of his country. Appendices include the speech of Thaksin on his war on drugs (14 january 2003), statements of assets and debts of Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Pojaman (total : 15,12 billions of bahts) and Cabinets listings. - (GL)

Source

Book

ISBN : 974-9575-55-5

Editor : Silkworm Books, Chiang-Mai - THAILANDE (2004)

Millesime : 2004  [302 pages]

Bibliographic references : 9 p.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Réseau PRODIG - Paris

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