Thailand-Four elections and a coup

  title={Thailand-Four elections and a coup},
  author={Michael K. Connors},
  journal={Australian Journal of International Affairs},
  pages={478 - 496}
  • Michael K. Connors
  • Published 28 November 2008
  • Political Science
  • Australian Journal of International Affairs
Thailand's political turmoil, evident after the December 2007 elections, is more than the sparks of ordinary conflict between rival elites seeking access to state power. The struggle has become not just about state capture, but also about who gets to determine the most fundamental questions relating to political order – the rules of the game. This article offers a critical interpretation of a decade of Thai politics, with the focus on the 2007 election and its aftermath. It examines debates… 

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