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Title: Modelling Culture Contact and Chinese Ethnicity in Thailand
Authors: Bun, C.K. 
Kiong, T.C. 
Issue Date: 1995
Source: Bun, C.K., Kiong, T.C. (1995). Modelling Culture Contact and Chinese Ethnicity in Thailand. Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science 23 (1) : 1-12. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Problems of & guidelines for construction of a conceptual model for analysis of Chinese ethnicity & identity in Thailand are examined. Five closely intertwined model elements are discussed: (1) differential Chinese ethnicity varying with place, generation, class, religion, language & gender; (2) differential Thainess, varying with the same factors; (3) global culture, trade flow, & transnationalism influences, including capitalistic consumerism & material culture, the Chinese diaspora, & the economic growth of the People's Republic of China; (4) national political socialization, Thai citizenship, & nation-building; & (5) influence of local place, history, & customs on creation of a common civic identity. Differences of such a model with conventional assimilation hypotheses are discussed. D. Generoli.
Source Title: Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132477
ISSN: 03038246
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