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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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Thailand: Political & Social Issues
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Abusing Images: Domestic Violence in Thai Cartoon Books LeeRay M. Costa and Andrew Matzner's paper in Intersections : Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context (Issue 8, Oct. 2002)
An Alternative Social Development in Thailand : The Asoke Buddhist Community Suwida Sangsehanat on communities operated by the Asoke Buddhist movement, a prominent example of anti-developmentalist anti-systems (Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia in Canberra, 2004; PDF format)
Amnesty International Report: Thailand
New2005; 20042003; 2002; 2001; 2000
National summary of the human rights situation
Bangkok City State of the Environment Report - 2003 (in Thai & English) Published by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration with technical & financial support from United Nations Environment Programme (PDF format; June 2004)
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Thailand
2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999; 1998
Annual eports by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the U.S. Department of State
Human Rights & Human Development: Thailand Country Study A United Nations Human Development Programme occasional paper by Vitit Muntarbhorn
Internet under Surveillance 2004: Thailand From Reporters sans frontières's 2004 report on "Obstacles to the free flow of information online"
Millennium Development Goals Report 2004 (in English & Thai) Report by Thailand's Office of National Economic & Social Development Board & United Nations Country Team in Thailand on Thailand's progress in meeting internationally agreed Millennium Deveopment goals
Origins of Angkor Archaeological Project Multidisciplinary project "to assess the seminal aspects of the social, cultural & technological development in the Mun River valley of Northeast Thailand": references; map; publications & theses; field notes
Performative Genders, Perverse Desires: A Bio-History of Thailand's Same-Sex and Transgender Cultures Peter Jackson's paper in Intersections : Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context (Issue 9, Aug. 2003)
Performing Sexual Identity: Naming and Resisting 'Gayness' in Modern Thailand Graeme Storer's paper on "the social constructions of gender and sexuality in Thailand" (Intersections, Issue 2, May 1999)
Content-Rich Population and Family Planning
Laws, Policies and Regulations: Thailand
Compendium of relevant documents pertaining to family, family planning, health services, maternal & child health services, maternity benefit, & population policy
NewReuters AlertNet - Thailand Violence News stories on Islamic militants in Muslim-majority Southern Thailand
Social Watch Country Report: Thailand Compiled by an international network checking on the fulfillment of internationally agreed commitments on poverty eradication & equality: present situation; progress & regression; signatures & ratifications
Thai Genders and the Limits of Western Gender Theory Peter Jackson's review essay of Penny Van Esterik's Materializing Thailand (Intersections, Aug. 2004)
Thailand Report by U.S. Dept. of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB)
Thailand Human Development Report 2003 on Community Empowerment and Human Development United Nations Development Programme Report focusing on community empowerment
Content-Rich Thailand Population and Reproductive Health Compendium ESCAP database providing country file, national statistics, & provincial data
Thailand's Response to HIV/AIDS: Progress and Challenges United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report (2004; PDF format)
NewThaksin Readies for Victory - Absolutely David Fullbrook on the significance of the anticipated victory of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's Thai Rak Thai party in the 2005 elections (Asia Times, Feb. 5, 2005)
Trafficking in Women from Thailand to Japan: The Role of Organized Crime & Governmental Response Kinsey Dinan's essay in Harvard Asia Quarterly (Summer 2002)
NewTsunami Aftermath: The Lesson not Learned The history of the economic & environmental exploitation of Takua Pa, & its future prospects after the 2004 tsunami disaster when it sustained 80% of Thailand's fatalities
World Legal Information Institute: Thailand Laws & legal information, organized by various categories
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