"…the timeliness of Saying the Unsayable cannot be overstated.
"…the timeliness of Saying the Unsayable cannot be overstated. Søren Ivarsson and Lotte Isager, starting from a panel at the 2008 International Thai Studies Conference, have pulled together a series of important papers that critically examine not only the use of lèsemajesté law in Thailand but the cultural, legal, political, economic and ideological context in which speech about the monarchy is proscribed- and struggles over it conducted.
(…)I would be loath to criticize very much in this courageous scholarly effort.
(…)…an important book that should be read by anyone wishing to understand current political realities in Thailand."