The Influence of Religious Beliefs on Participation of the Public for Local Government in Thailand: A Conceptual Perspective

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to describe the empirical data corresponds the influence of religion belief variables that effect on people participation in Thepparat Sub-district Organizational Administration, Banpho, Chacheongsao, Eastern Thailand. The specific aims of this study are to 1) study the belief and religion variables that effect people participation, 2) examine the accordance of the belief and religion variables that effect people participation, and 3) study the general and indirect factors that affect the belief and religion variables that effect people participation. This is a mixed method of quantitative and qualitative research. The instruments used to collect data were questionnaires and interviews. The technique of a probability sampling, a stratified random sampling is used to collect data. The samples were selected from individuals and leaders at all levels in Thepparat Sub-district. The results of the study shows that a conceptual perspective for the influence of religious beliefs to the people participation in the local government. These results suggest that the principles and guidelines for the participation of the public in a meaningful administration of the local government.



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Eakachai Chaida, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand
Suwicha Seangroongpet, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand
Pannarat Kankraisri, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand
Chatchai Tritham, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand

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Conference: ACSS2016
Stream: Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies and Humanities

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