Issues of Equality / Inequality


Status is of primary importance, as hierarchical relations are at the heart of Thai society. However, people gain their social position as a result of karma, not personal achievvement. The royal family and the nobility are the only real class-conscious segment, althought a class conscious society is emerging. Regional and ethnic differences are socially and politically significant. This is male dominated society.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s