The Social Sciences

Year: 2019
Volume: 14
Issue: 3
Page No. 123 - 126

A Model of Political Reconciliation under Different Ethnicity, Religion and Culture: A Case Study of Thai-Malaysian Citizens in 4 States (Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu and Perlis)

Authors : Watcharin Intaprom

Abstract: This research had the objective to study a model of political reconciliation under different ethnicity, religion and culture of Thai-Malaysian citizens in Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu and Perlis. This qualitative research was conducted by field study, documentary study, observation of social and political behavior of Thai-Malaysian citizens and interview of scholars, president of Thai-Malaysian citizen association, religious leaders, local administrator, community leader and Thai-Malaysian citizens in 4 states. The data was processed by inductive interpretation and logical analysis while the descriptive method was used to report the results. This research indicated that the model of political reconciliation of Thai-Malaysian citizens consisted of political structure giving more opportunities to Thai-Malaysian citizens to play the political roles in every level political and social rights to which Thai-Malaysian citizens were entitle from equal policies, practices and resource distribution of government sufficient amount of political activities in Malaysia which there were only elections in federal state and state levels but not in local or community levels and the culture of political participation according to democracy under strict and standard law enforcement. This model could create political reconciliation under different ethnicity, religion and culture of Thai-Malaysian citizens.

How to cite this article:

Watcharin Intaprom , 2019. A Model of Political Reconciliation under Different Ethnicity, Religion and Culture: A Case Study of Thai-Malaysian Citizens in 4 States (Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu and Perlis). The Social Sciences, 14: 123-126.

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