About Patrick Jory

Patrick Jory is senior lecturer in Southeast Asian History, University of Queensland.


The real meaning of Thailand’s constitutional referendum


If history is a guide, Thailand’s latest constitution will be shortlived Many observers of Thailand’s ongoing debilitating political crisis have been scratching their heads trying to understand how Thai voters approved a draft constitution in the referendum on 7 August 2016 which is so blatantly designed to entrench military rule. The result of the referendum […]