The Rise of Middle Classes in Southeast Asia.
...TITLE: The rise of middle classes in Southeast Asia. AUTHOR: Shiraishi, Takashi and Pasuk Phongpaichit. PUBLISHER: Kyoto University Press. PUBLISH DATE: 2008. PAGES: 307. PRICE: $89.95. ...
New Thai Constitution Called Threat to Democracy
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thailand takes another step into its uncertain future today with a nationwide referendum on a new constitution that analysts say is likely to weaken democratic processes and return power to traditional centers of authority. Most observers project that the constitution will pass as people vote to move forward from 11 months under a military junta and proceed with a promised...
Multinational enterprises, foreign direct investment and trade in China: the chain of causality in 1980-2003.
... case, the host country is able to increase exports and to improve its trade balance (Phongpaichit 1990). . So, in the business and economic approaches to FDI, trade is considered to be one of the .... Phongpaichit, Pasuk (1990), The New Wave of Japanese Investment in Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian ...
The Big Mango Bounces Back: Economic Recovery in Thailand and Southeast Asia.
...187. . (2.) Asia 1999, pp 14-15. . (3.) Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit, Thailand's Boom and Bust (Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 1998), pp. 116-22. . ...
The New Deterrence: Crime and Policy in the Age of Globalization
Introduction I. The New Mobility Of Unwanted Activity: The Example Of Sex Tourism A. Illicit Sexual Behavior And Globalization B. The Logistics Of The Industry II. Theories Of Offending And Deterrence A. Economic Analysis And Deterrence 1. A Simple Model of Deterrence 2. The Substitution Effect B. The Sociology Of Offending And Deterrence III. Deterrence And Substitution In The Real World A. The...
The legacy of geographical morality and colonialism: a historical assessment of the current crusade against corruption.
... "the most corrupt level of a society."(135) In addition, scholars from the South, like Phongpaichit, Piriyarangsan, and Ayittey, have written that it is an insult to suppose that a traditional .... (136.) E.g., GEORGE B. N. AYITTEY, AFRICA BETRAYED (1992); PASUK PHONGPAICHIT & SUNGSIDH PIRIYARANGSAN, CORRUPTION AND DEMOCRACY IN THAILAND (1994) (examining ...
Merchants of flesh.
Prostitution is an international problem which can be found in both developing and industrialized nations. Unfortunately, society remains tolerant of this abominable crime against women.