Free downloads of articles on Thailand’s politics

22 08 2010

Critical Asian Studies, the journal that developed from the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, has generously made all of the BCAS issues available for download. This covers volumes 1 (1968-69) to 32 (2000). Of interest on Thailand are:

Al McCoy – Subcontracting Counterinsurgency: Academics in Thailand 1954-1970 [Vol. 3, No. 2]

Ralph Thaxton – Modernization and Counter-Revolution in Thailand [5:4]

Rick Doner – The Development of Agribusiness in Thailand [6:1]

Thadeus Flood – The Thai Left Wing in Historical Context [7:2]

Jayne Werner – Introduction [coup in Thailand] [9:3]

David Millikin – Introduction to Violence and the Military Coup [9:3]

Puey Ungphakorn – Violence and the Military Coup [9:3]

Benedict Anderson – Withdrawal Symptoms: Social and Cultural Aspects of the October 6 Coup [9:3]

Thadeus Flood – The Vietnamese Refugees in Thailand: Minority Manipulation and Counterinsurgency [9:3]

Carl Trocki – Boonsanong Punyodyana: Thai Scholar and Socialist, 1936-1976 [9:3]

Peter Bell – Marxist Scholarship on Thailand: The Work of E. Thadeus Flood (1932-1977) [10:1]

Kevin J. Hewison – Political Conflict in Thailand: Reform, Reaction, and Revolution by David Morell and Chai-anan Samudavanija/ A Review Essay [15:4]

Barney Hope – Thailand in the Nineteenth Century/ A Review [22:1]

Shane P. Tarr – The Nature of Military Intervention in the Countryside of Surat Thani, Southern Thailand [23:3]

Larry Lohmann – Peasants, Plantations, and Pulp: The Politics of Eucalyptus in Thailand [23:4]

Jim Taylor – Social Activism and Resistance on the Thai Frontier: The Case of Phra Prajak Khuttajitto [25:2]

James Ockey – Eviction and Changing Patterns of Leadership in Bangkok Slum Communities [28:2]

Well worth a look.



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