Resource Conflict and Ethnic Peace in Northern Thailand
Although northern Thailand has experienced both ethnic discrimination and resource conflicts, neither has produced significant organised violence. The relative absence of ethnically mobilised natural resource conflict in northern Thailand is due in part to the historical pattern of state formation, and in part to the Thai state's capacity to deter and mediate conflicts before they escalate into organised violence
This is the accepted version of the following article: Neil A. Englehart, Resource conflict and ethnic peace in Northern Thailand Asia Pacific View Point, April 2008, volume 49, issue 1, pages 98-110, which has been published in final form at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-8373.2008.00363.x/abstract
Englehart, Neil A., "Resource Conflict and Ethnic Peace in Northern Thailand" (2008). Political Science Faculty Publications. 44.
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