Thai law for foreigners

Author: Benjawan Poomsan Becker
Publisher: Paiboon Pub.
ISBN: 9781887521574
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Thai Law for Foreigners... Introduces you to the history and development of Thai law, the structure of Thai government and the Thai court system. Explains legal procedures in Thailand for both criminal and civil matters, how to choose a lawyer, Thai lawyer's ethics and how to work with lawyers and interpreters. Answers questions on family and personal matters such as Thai citizenship, engagement and dowry, prenuptial agreement, wedding ceremony, making a will, and divorce procedures. Gives information on living in Thailand such as renting a house, working with Thai employees, knowing your rights if you are arrested, things to be aware of and much more. Contains lots of useful information in the reference section and a glossary of the English and Thai legal terms used in the book. This book will help you save time, money and the frustration of doing research to find out what you need to know about Thai law.

The Constitutional System of Thailand

Author: Andrew Harding
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847316522
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book assesses the attempt to establish a modern system of democratic government in Thailand against the background of Thai politics and culture. The fact that since 1932, when it became a constitutional monarchy, Thailand has had 18 constitutions speaks of an unstable political system which has seen rapid and repeated fluctuations between military rule and elected government. The main focus of this study is a critical discussion of the institutional frameworks which have been established under recent constitutions. Individual chapters deal with: Thai history and context, including the role of the monarchy and the military, and of constitutional drafting processes; parliament and elections; the executive branch of government, including the role of ministers, the civil service, of a contracting state and of anti-corruption initiatives; the structure and challenges of local government, including discussion of the southern insurgency; the Constitutional Court and constitutional enforcement; the constitutional role of administrative law and of the administrative courts; the constitutional protection of human rights, with freedom of speech as a particular case study.

General Principles of Thai Private Law

Author: Alessandro Stasi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9811021910
Format: PDF
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This book offers a general framework for understanding the main concepts, rules, and institutions of the Thai legal system. It details the history of the civil and commercial code and provides readers with valuable information about the main principles that regulate relations between private individuals. Written in a clear and easy-to-understand style, it first presents the general principles of law and then addresses more specific aspects. It not only defines private law, but also explores how it works, and why it works the way it does. Topics covered include general rules of law, the law of obligations and contracts, the management of affairs without mandate and unjustified benefits, the law of property, family law and the law of inheritance.

Asian Indigenous Law

Author: Chiba
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136142029
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Historical Dictionary of Thailand

Author: May Kyi Win
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810865327
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thailand has experienced extremely rapid economic growth, and with that growth the increased social mobility and political democracy that comes with it. As the only Southeast Asian country to have avoided colonization, it still boasts a functioning monarchy, remains close to its religious roots, and clings to its cultural heritage. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Thailand first provides an overview of the country in the introduction, traces the long and complicated history in the chronology, and goes into much greater detail in the dictionary. Offering 64 new entries, as well as updates and revisions to older ones, the dictionary presents important persons, places, institutions, and more in an easily accessible resource. Significant recent events are discussed including the 1997-98 Thai economic crisis and its effects, reforms of the national government, and the growth in political roles of both businessman and other middle class members. In addition, the book updates basic information relative to population growth, urbanization, and industrialization of the economy. All this is topped off by nearly 20 Appendixes and a solid bibliography, making this an essential reference tool.

New Perspectives in Information Systems and Technologies

Author: Álvaro Rocha
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3319059513
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book contains a selection of articles from The 2014 World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST'14), held between the 15th and 18th of April in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, a global forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss recent results and innovations, current trends, professional experiences and challenges of modern Information Systems and Technologies research, technological development and applications. The main topics covered are: Information and Knowledge Management; Organizational Models and Information Systems; Intelligent and Decision Support Systems; Software Systems, Architectures, Applications and Tools; Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems; Radar Technologies; Human-Computer Interaction; Health Informatics and Information Technologies in Education.

Virtual Thailand

Author: Glen Lewis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134217668
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written by an established expert on Thailand, this is one of the first books to fully investigate the Thai media’s role during the Thaksin government’s first term. Incorporating political economy and media theory, the book provides a unique insight into globalization in Southeast Asia, analyzing the role of communications and media in regional cultural politics. Examining the period from the mid 1990s, Lewis makes a sustained comparison between Thailand and its neighbouring countries in relation to the media, business, politics and popular culture. Covering issues including business development, tourism, the Thai movie industry and the war on terror, the book argues that globalization as it relates to media, can be patterned on Thai experiences.