Thailand : the modernization of a bureaucratic polity / Fred W. Riggs.

Honolulu : East-West Center Press, 1966.

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Subjects Politics and government
Thailand -- Politics and government.
Thaìˆlande -- Politique et gouvernement.
Description xiv, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1966.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-450) and index.
Also issued on line.
Contents Introduction -- part 1. The traditional polity: i. The modernization of Siam and Burma; II. The traditional polity in Siam -- part 2. Patterns of modernization: III. The transformation of the monarchy; IV. The functionalization of the bureaucracy; V. The consolidation of the bureaucratic rule; VI. The effort to impose accountability : central government; VII. The effort to impose accountability: local government -- part 3. The modernized polity: VIII. Cliques and factions in the Thai cabinet; IX. Politics, administration, and high finance; X. The bureaucratic polity as a working system; XI. Conclusion: the theory of modernization -- Appendixes: Appendix A. Thai cabinet members -- Appendix B. Chronology of Thai political history, 1932-1963 -- Appendix C. Promoters in Thai cabinets.
Geographic Area Thailand
Network Numbers (OCoLC)408521
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WorldCat Identities Riggs, Fred Warren.
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