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Pasuk Phongpaichit

Works: 127 works in 410 publications in 3 languages and 5,771 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Sources  Poetry  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other
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Most widely held works by Pasuk Phongpaichit
A history of Thailand by Christopher John Baker( Book )

46 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the first new history of Thailand in English for two decades. Drawing on new Thai-language research, it ranges widely over political, economic, social, and cultural themes." "Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit reveal how a world of mandarin nobles and unfree labour evolved into a rural society of smallholder peasants and an urban society populated mainly by migrants from southern China. They trace how a Buddhist cosmography adapted to new ideas of time and space, and a traditional polity was transformed into a new nation-state under a strengthened monarchy." "The authors cover the contests between urban nationalists, ambitious generals, communist rebels, business politicians, and social movements to control the nation-state and redefine its purpose. They describe the dramatic changes wrought by a booming economy, globalization, and the evolution of mass society. Finally, they show how Thailand's path is still being contested by those who believe in change from above and those who fight for democracy and liberal values."--Jacket
Thailand, economy and politics by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last few years, Thailand has emerged as one of the world's most dynamic economies. Yet Thailand is still little known and sparsely written about. This book is the first full-length overview of Thailand's economy and politics. It is based on a wide range of sources in both Thai and English. Its focus is on the second half of the twentieth century, set in a deeper historical context of Siam in the Bangkok era. It plots the transition from rice economy to emerging industrial power, and from absolutist monarchy to one of Asia's most open and lively democracies. The book will be useful for students, interesting for the general reader, and challenging for specialists
Thailand's crisis by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a review of what the IMF did, who got hurt, what worked and what failed in the economic and social management of Thailand's economic crisis. It shows how political change got bound up with economic crisis, resulting in a new constitution, a seismic shift in the political landscape and greater asssertiveness by civil society. It examines how the economic turmoil changed the ways people reacted to political scandal, viewed their own society and imagined their future. The final chapters review the changes and lessons from 1997-2000 and speculate on how these changes will frame the future
From peasant girls to Bangkok masseuses by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Thaksin : the business of politics in Thailand by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He made a fortune of two billion US dollars in four years. He was elected prime minister by a landslide. He escaped conviction for corruption by a sliver. He believes he can take Thailand into the first world in eight years by running the country like a company." "To some, he is Thailand's best premier ever, and a new leader for Asia. To others he is a threat to democracy, human rights, public morality, and the rule of law." "This first study of Thaksin Shinawatra in English looks at where he comes from, how he made his money, what he is trying to do, and what his impact is on Thailand's economy, society, and democracy."--Jacket
Thailand's boom and bust by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Completely revised since its first publication in 1996, this book is about the transformation of a country over one roller-coaster decade. It is about the economics of boom and bust, but also about politics, social changes, and popular culture
Guns, girls, gambling, ganja : Thailand's illegal economy and public policy by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Ayutthaya : Siam in the early modern world by Christopher John Baker( Book )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Early European visitors placed Ayutthaya alongside China and India as the great powers of Asia. Yet in 1767 the city was destroyed and its history has been neglected. This book is the first study of Ayutthaya from its emergence in the thirteenth century until its fall. It offers a wide-ranging view of social, political, and cultural history with focus on commerce, kingship, Buddhism, and war. By drawing on a wide range of sources including chronicles, accounts by Europeans, Chinese, Persians, and Japanese, law, literature, art, landscape, and language, the book presents early Siam as a 'commercial' society, not the peasant society usually assumed. Baker and Phongpaichit attribute the fall of the city not to internal conflict or dynastic decline but failure to manage the social and political consequences of prosperity. This book is essential reading for all those interested in the history of Southeast Asia and the early modern world"--Provided by publisher
Thai capital : after the 1997 crisis( Book )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the challenges faced by young Muslim female athletes from Malaysia, Brunei, and Indonesia in competitive sports. After presenting a valuable socio-historical survey of the Malay world before, during, and after colonization, the author focuses in on contemporary social dynamics, including the emergence of Muslim women competing at the international level
Unequal Thailand : aspects of income, wealth, and power( )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction, inequality and oligarchy / Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker -- Concentration of land and other wealth in Thailand / Duangmanee Laovakul -- Inequality in education and wages / Dilaka Lathapipat -- Inequality, the capital market and political stocks / Sarinee Achavanuntakul, Nathasit Rakkiatiwong, and Wanicha Direkudomsak -- Elite networking through special executive courses / Nualnoi Treerat and Parkpume Vanichaka -- Network bureaucracy and public-private firms in Thailand's energy sector / Nopanun Wannathepsakul -- Inequalities of local power and profit / Chaiyon Praditsil and Chainarong Khrueanuan -- Network Thaksin / Ukrist Pathmanand -- Tax reform for a more equal society / Pan Ananapibut
The Thai village economy in the past by Chatthip Nartsupha( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thai Village Economy in the Past is one of the classics of modern Thai history. Few books have provoked so much interest or controversy. Though the theme of the book is deceptively simple--that the Thai rural economy was a subsistence economy and remained so much longer than is commonly thought--the message of the book has proved far from simple. Chatthip has written the history of the village from the viewpoint of the village, making it one of the key texts of the "community culture" movement and rural revival. Much of the book's appeal stems from its straightforward style and startling ideas. The village existed before capitalism and before the state. It has its own culture which owes little to urban influence. It took the Buddhism that came from outside and subordinated it to local beliefs. Constantly in print since its first publication in 1984, it is now available in English for the first time. Chatthip Nartsupha is professor of economic history at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
The new wave of Japanese investment in ASEAN : determinants and prospects by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a study on Japanese direct investment, this study covers four other countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, which together account for 95 per cent of the total flow of Japanese investment into ASEAN in the period 1985-87. This study has three main parts: a review of existing theoretical approaches to overseas investment and especially Japanese overseas investment; a study of supply side factors driving and shaping demand side factors within the ASEAN host countries
The palace law of Ayutthaya and the Thammasat : law and kingship in Siam( )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the first academic translations of key legal texts from the Ayutthaya era (1351-1767), along with an essay on the role of law in Thai history. The legal history of Southeast Asia has languished because few texts are accessible in translation. The Three Seals Code is a collection of Thai legal manuscripts surviving from the Ayutthaya era. The Palace Law, probably dating to the late fifteenth century, was the principal law on kingship and government. The Thammasat, a descendant of India's dharmasastra, stood at the head of the Code and gave it authority. Here these two key laws are presented in English translation for the first time along with detailed annotations and analyses of their content --Back cover
The tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siam's folk epic of love, war, and tragedy The Tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen is one of the most famous works of old Thai literature. The plot is a love story, set against a background of war, and ending in high tragedy. This folk epic was first developed in oral form for popular performance with lashings of romance, adventure, violence, farce, and magic. It was later adopted by the Siamese court and written down, with two kings contributing. This first-ever translation is based on Prince Damrong's standard edition of 1917-18, with over a hundred passages recovered from earlier versions. The English translation is written in lively prose, completely annotated, with over four hundred original line drawings and an afterword explaining the work's historical background, social context, and poetic style. The main volume presents the entire poem in translation. The companion volume contains alternative chapters and extensions, Prince Damrong's prefaces, and reference lists of Thai terms
Populism in Asia( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite its allure, populism has not been a success in Asia. Populist leaders are in retreat across the region and their fall can be spectacular, as in the Philippines and Thailand. However, the editors of this collection argue that populism will recur because Asia's oligarchic political systems do not fulfil the imagined role of the state as a provider of well-being citizenship rights and equality."--Jacket
Employment, income, and the mobilisation of local resources in three Thai villages by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of middle classes in Southeast Asia by Takashi Shiraishi( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of the new middle classes in Southeast Asia brought about important transformations in various countries politically, socially, economically and culturally, while producing new East Asian lifestyles that transcend national boundaries and causing the reorganization of urban space
Challenging social exclusion : rights and livelihood in Thailand by Pasuk Phongpaichit( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrialization with a weak state : Thailand's development in historical perspective by Sombūn Siriprachai( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yuan Phai, the defeat of Lanna : a fifteenth-century Thai epic poem by Christopher John Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written after a battle fought in approximately 1475, this poem may be the oldest work of literature from Siam. It features the earliest and most detailed description of a Siamese army, the most elaborate eulogy of an early Thai monarch, and a fascinating discussion of the concept of loyalty. Scenes of personal treachery, heroism, combat, and looting after victory give an absorbing image of early Siam
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A history of Thailand
Thailand, economy and politicsThailand's crisisFrom peasant girls to Bangkok masseusesThaksin : the business of politics in ThailandThailand's boom and bustGuns, girls, gambling, ganja : Thailand's illegal economy and public policyThai capital : after the 1997 crisisThe Thai village economy in the past
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English (239)

Japanese (4)

German (1)