National Identity of Thailand: The Role of King and Buddhism

HIKMATUL, AKBAR (2010) National Identity of Thailand: The Role of King and Buddhism. INFO KAMPUS, 16 (181). pp. 6-7. ISSN 0894-932

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      Identity is the most important part of politics when we deal about conflict. Many of the conflict started from the difference of identity among the people of a country. Thailand is one of some nations that we can say as a homogenous nation. Based on the power of King and the single religion, (which is Buddhism), Thailand step up as a strong economic country in Southeast Asia. In spite of the impressive economic growth, Thailand suffered some political trouble. The rapid shift of government and insurgencies at south part still arise as political burden. And just like the old times, King’s role and state religion play important part as national identity to save national political condition.

      Item Type: Article
      Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial
      Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik > Hubungan Internasional
      Depositing User: Eny Suparny
      Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2014 13:55
      Last Modified: 29 Jan 2014 13:55

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