THE SOCIO-CULTURAL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT IN LOWER NORTHEASTERN REGION, THAILAND
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 4290-4299
AbstractSocio-cultural capital is a valuable asset because it combines values, beliefs, trust, inclusion, as well as physical assets of wisdom resources which were a good thing in the community, but also to the individual, which if the people in the community realize the value of those assets and help each other to carry on, create value and raise, then take it as a base to think about the direction of the economy in Community or foundation economy, which will affect the strength of the community economy. The objective of this article is to study the status of socio-cultural capital management in the lower Isan area of Thailand. This was the qualitative research, the research sources include (1) the relevant documents and evidence in the research area, and (2) government personnel, folk scholars, business entrepreneurs from cultural products; they were selected by the snowball method for 40 people. The data was analyzed by the content analysis, therefore, the research results found that;
The socio-cultural characteristics in the lower Isan region (Lower Northeastern Region), generally, are similar but appearing to have mixed ethnicities especially in Sisaket province which has different cultural, linguistic, and lifestyle characteristics such as dressing, spoken language, food, etc. However, the traditions of people also adhere to the twelve heat (12 traditions) and XIV Kong (14 government method). In addition, the local traditions of each province which are classified according to the category of local wisdom heritage are as follows. 1) the Social practices, Rituals and Festive Events including the traditions and the annual festivals. 2) The Traditional Craftsmanship were the fabric piping and fabric products, the wickerwork, the woodwork, and the metalwork. 3) The Knowledge and Practices Concerning Nature and the Universe, including food and nutrition, and the natural resource management for conservation and sustainability. And 4) the Performing Arts were the performing arts and local shows.
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