Interaction In The Thai Bureaucracy: Structure, Culture, And Social Exchange, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Interaction In The Thai Bureaucracy

Structure, Culture, And Social Exchange, 1st Edition

By David F. Haas

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180 pages

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Description

Presenting the results of seventeen months of field research, conducted entirely in the Thai language, this book describes and compares the patterns of culture and social exchange of two groups of Thai officials: district-level bureaucrats and physicians in a provincial hospital.

Table of Contents

1. Historical Background 2. Theoretical Perspective 3. The Distribution of Power at Central District 4. Incentives in the Civil Service 5. Work and Social Exchange in a District Office 6. The Physicians and their Situation 7. Private Practice and Public Service 8. Summary and Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies