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The Extension of State Power and Negotiations of the Villagers in Northeast Thailand

  title={The Extension of State Power and Negotiations of the Villagers in Northeast Thailand},
  author={Ninlawadee Promphakping and Maniemai Thongyou and Viyouth Chamruspanth},
  journal={Southeast Asian Studies},
This article explores the extension of state power through which local people are controlled, and the ways in which local people deal with and face this control. A Phutai (ผู ไ้ท) ethnic community in Northeast Thailand, which at one time sided with the Communist Party of Thailand and was thus referred to as a “Communist village,” was selected to serve as the study site. Data collection was by the qualitative method through in-depth interviews and focus group discussions. The study found that… 
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