Metropolis And Nation In Thailand: The Political Economy Of Uneven Development, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Metropolis And Nation In Thailand

The Political Economy Of Uneven Development, 1st Edition

By Bruce London

Routledge

146 pages

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Description

This book discusses that Bangkok, through the operations of its decision-making elite, has historically been parasitic on the Thai nation and that primate city parasitism is essentially a political phenomenon, more complex than has been previously suggested.

Table of Contents

1. Metropolis and Nation: Theory and Research 2. The Statistical Primate City: Bangkok, Thailand 3. The Political Primate City: The Distribution of Power in Thai Society, 1850–1973 4. The National Implications of Central Decision-Making: The Policy and Politics of National Integration 5. The Regional Implications of National Decision-Making: The Policy and Politics of Regional Management 6. The Meaning of Parasitism: Social Class, Political Power, and the Ecology of "National Unity"

Subject Categories

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