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Author McCargo, Duncan, author

Title Fighting for virtue : justice and politics in Thailand / Duncan McCargo
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 261 pages)
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Contents Introduction : legalism and the revival of treason -- Privileged caste? -- Bench and throne -- Challenges to the judiciary -- Against the crown? -- Computer compassings -- Against the state -- Crimes of Thaksin -- Courting constitutionalism -- Conclusion : the trouble is politics
Summary "Offers an analysis of the recent era of "judicialization," using close scrutiny of some key trials to explain how and why Thailand's judges proved unable to resolve the country's longstanding political crisis, despite their royal mandate to do so"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 27, 2020)
Subject Judges -- Thailand
Judicial power -- Thailand
Political questions and judicial power -- Thailand
Judges.
Judicial power.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
Political questions and judicial power.
Politics and government.
Thailand -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Thailand.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019018382
ISBN 1501709585
1501712225
9781501709586
9781501712227