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Governance and the Rule of Law: Reflections on Tensions in Thailand

Dressel, Björn


Thailand has seen considerable progress in the rule of law over the last decade. The 1997 Constitution is seen by many as a watershed event in Thai constitutional history. Yet ongoing political instability suggests that political actors have not yet adopted the rule of law as a binding principle. Why has the rule of law been persistently weak in Thailand? What is likely to happen with the rule of law, and with governance, in the future? The basic argument advanced here is that rule of law...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Governance and Democracy in the Asia-Pacific


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