Amara Pongsapich. Institutional and human resources development in the Chonburi region

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Chapter 1 Introduction

I. Physical Description Of Chonburi

The Municipolity Of Muang Chonburi

Muang Chonburi District

Phan Thong District

Phanat Nikhom District

Ban Bung District

Si Racha District

Bang Lamung District

Sattahip District

Ii. Historical And Economic Development Of Chonburi

The Emergence Of Chonburi

Economic Activities Of Chonburi

Iii. Socio Cultural Description Of Chonburi

The Chinese In Chonburi

Other Ethnic Groups

Chapter Ii Aspects Of The Regional Spatial System

2.1 Regional Analysis And Planing

2.1.1 Theoretical Considerations

2.1.2 Planning Implications

2.2 The Regional System Of Central Places

2.2.1 Historical Patterns Of Development

2.2.2 Functional Bases Of The Central Place System

2.3 Variations In The System Of Market Centers

2.4 Market Centers And The Transport System

2.5 Market Centers And The Provision Of Essential Goods And Services

Chapter Iii Production Areas And Market Network Systems

I. Primary Industries

A. Fishing Industry

Sea Mussels.

Hoi Kaphong (clams)


B. Fruits And Vegetable Market Network

Phanat Nikhom Vegetable Market

Chonburi Vegetable Market

C. Poultry Market Network

1. Full-time Business

2. Part - Time Business

Duck Eggs

Chicken Eggs

Ii Secondary Industries

Cassava Tapioca Network

Sugarcane Network

White Sugar Market

Brown Sugar Network

Inter-relationship Of Individuals In The Sagarcane Network

A. Primary Producers:

The Quota System Of White Sugar Factories

Brown Sugar Factories

Rice Marketing Network

Fish Products Industry

A Dried Fish, Salted Fish, And Dried Squid

B. Steamed Fish

C. Fish Ball Factories

D. Fish Sauce

Lumber Network,

Brick Market Network

Iii Tertiary Industries Forces

1. Craft Industries

2. Recreational Industry

3. Personal Service Industries

4. Food Industries

5. Other Household Product Industries

6. White-collar Industries

7. Other Service Industries

Chapter Iv Rural Conditions In Chonburi

Untitled Section: ...

Bang Sare

Nong Yang/nong Sai

Nong Phai Kaeow

Ethnic Groups

Nong Sai/nong Yang

Nong Phai Kaeow

Bang Sare



Characteristics Of Family

Farming Households

Monetary Circulation In The Villages

Land Holding

Seasonal Activities






Leadership And Influence

Nong Sai/nong Yang

1. Formal Leaders

2. Informal Leaders

Nong Phai Kaeow

Bang Sare

1. Formal Leaders

2. Informal Leader

Application And Utilization Of New Technologies

Nong Sai/nong Yang

Nong Phai Kaeow

Bang Sare


Chapter V Social Process And Social Structure In Thailand Chonburi


Social Structure Of Thai Society

Socio—economic Background Of The Informants

Occupation, Education, And Ethnicity Of The Young Labor Force In Chonburi Town

Industrialization And Change In Occupational Pattern

Industrialization And Social Mobility

Social Mobility And Migration

Social Mobility And Assimilation

Paths Of Mobility And Changes In The Social Structure


Chapter Vi Modernization And Development In Chonburi



Socio-economic Conditions

Characteristics Of The Sample

Factors Leading To Differences In Rural And Urban Conditions

Relationship Between Social Setting And Value System

The Difference Between Urban And Rural Areas

Education, Participation In Mass Media, And Income Level

The Three Most Important Social Values Indicating Tendency Toward Modernity


Mass Madia




Chapter Vii Conclusion And Recommendations

1. Developing Cooperative Groups

2. Urbanization Of Small Central Places

3. Physical Planning Of Chonburi Town

4. Location Of Industries

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Title: Institutional and human resources development in the Chonburi region

Published By: Bangkok, Thailand: Chulalongkorn University Social Science Research Institute, 1979. 8, 479 p.

By line: by Amara Pongsapich, James Hafner, Suriya Veeravongs, and Napas Sirisumbhand ; with the assistance of Preecha Upayokin and Prawit Phothi-at

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Central Thai (AO07)

Subjects: Sociocultural trends (178); Economic planning and development (179); Fishing (226); Marine industries (228); Tillage (241); Settlement patterns (361); Commercial facilities (366); Urban and rural life (369); Production and supply (433); Internal trade (438); External trade (439); Occupational specialization (463); Labor supply and employment (464); Status, role, and prestige (554); Ethnic stratification (563); Provinces (635);

Abstract: This document provides a survey of the following topics for the Chonburi region: physical description of the area, including central places and their positions within the regional spatial hierarchy, economic development planning and potential, transport and market network systems, conditions as evident in three villages, local industries and agriculture, employment, and the “modernization” process in general.

Document Number: 45

Document ID: ao07-045

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 473) The source has many typographical and grammatical errors. Pp. 98-99 and 102-103 have been retyped by HRAF because of illegibility in the original.

Field Date: 1971-1972

Evaluation: Indigene, Social Scientist-4,5

Analyst: M.A. Marcus ; 1985

Coverage Date: 1971-1972

Coverage Place: Chonburi province, Thailand

LCSH: Thais


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