Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/4657
Title: Labor Policy in Thailand
Contributor(s): Brown, Andrew John (author)
Publication Date: 2008
DOI: 10.1081/E-EPAP2-120041050
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/4657
Abstract: Historically, labor policy in Thailand has emerged from contests that have involved competing constellations of economic, political, and ideological interests. Recently, these contests have been dominated by those particular interests aligned with Thaksin Shinawatra's Thai Rak Thai party (TRT) which formed a government in January 2001. During its first term in office, the TRT government has implemented economic and social policies that embody a broad twofold objective: first, to restructure economy, politics, and society in order to build a globally competitive capitalism; second, to manage the conflicts and tensions that processes of restructuring have generated. Labor policies both reflect and form a significant component of the government's pursuit of these dual objectives.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: The Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, v.2
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Place of Publication: New York, United States of America
ISBN: 9781420052763
9781420052756
Field of Research (FOR): 160606 Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Category Description: B2 Chapter in a Book - Other
Other Links: http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an42817187
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Editor: Editor(s): Evan M Berman and Jack Rabin
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