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NGOs, Peasants and the State: Transformation and Intervention in Rural Thailand, 1970-1990.

Quinn, Rapin


This study examines people-centred Thai NGOs trying to help peasants empower themselves in order to compete better in conflicts over land, water, forest, and capital, during the 1970s to 1990s. The study investigates how the NGOs contested asymmetric power relations among government officials, private entrepreneurs and ordinary people while helping raise the people’s confidence in their own power to negotiate their demands with other actors.¶ The thesis argues that the NGOs are able to play an...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2b61d8961


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