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Author Streckfuss, David.

Title Truth on trial in Thailand : defamation, treason, and lese-majeste / David Streckfuss.

Published London : Routledge, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  345.5930256 STRE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Rethinking Southeast Asia ; 10.
Rethinking Southeast Asia ; 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The truth recently discovered -- Regimes of truth, regimes of defamation -- Truth and treason in old Siam -- Chronology of Thai defamation-based laws -- Normalizing "abnormal times" and the endless state of exception -- Intent and import -- The insulted and defamed I: from the individual to the nation -- The insulted and defamed II: monarchy and lese-majeste -- The people -- Culture and traitor -- Thai-ification and colonisation -- Defamation and truth -- Conclusion.
Subject Libel and slander -- Thailand.
Lese majesty -- Thailand.
Political crimes and offenses -- Thailand.
ISBN 9780415414258 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415414253 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780203847541 (ebk. : alk. paper)
0203847547 (ebk. : alk. paper)