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Global change and economic restructuring in Southeast Asia the changing context of Thai-Canada relations by George Abonyi

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Published by University of Toronto-York University, Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies in North York, Ont., Canada .
Written in English



  • Thailand,
  • Canada,
  • Asia, Southeastern.


  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Asia, Southeastern.,
  • Thailand -- Foreign economic relations -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Foreign economic relations -- Thailand.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 40).

StatementGeorge Abonyi and Bunyaraks Ninsananda.
SeriesPolicy papers, Policy papers (Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies)
ContributionsBunyaraks Ninsananda.
LC ClassificationsHC441 .A53 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1514577M
ISBN 100921309996
LC Control Number93198849

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