PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY: CASE STUDY OF BORDER SECURITY POLICE IN SANGKHLA BURI DISTRICT, KANCHANABURI PROVINCE, THAILAND
The objective of this research is to examine the level of direct participation of the Sangkhla Buri District residents in the implementation of national security policy. The results of this research helped us formulate recommendations on how to solve the problems related to participation of residents in this process. Population of this study includes the residents of 3 sub-districts of Sangkhla Buri District. The sample size is 400 and the data has been collected using questionnaires. Indepth interviews have been also conducted to explore the opinions of the local leaders and the related government officials. The data has been analyzed to track the statistical impacts. The research study expects to find the relationship between independent variables, which are democratic knowledge and attitude towards democracy, and the dependent variable, i.e., participation of residents in the implementation of national security policy.
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