Abstract: This essay offers a comparative analysis of the decentralization reforms in Thailand and the Philippines. It is shown that the outcome of decentralization depends largely on the power configuration of the national bureaucracy at the time of modern state founding.
Author(s): Sudhipongpracha, Tatchalerm
Source(s): , Journal of African & Asian local government studies (JAALGS); Vol. 2, No. 1] p. 15-31 Journal of African & Asian local government studies (JAALGS) Vol. 2, No. 1]
Published: 2013 Khon Kaen university. International association of local government scholars, [Khon Kaen (English