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The NGO Way: Perspectives and Experiences from Thailand

ASEDP

No.69

Edited by Shinichi Shigetomi, Kasian Tejapira and Apichart Thongyou
Published in 2004

CONTENTS

Preface pdf (132KB) / Shinichi Shigetomi, Kasian Tejapira, Apichart Thongyou
1.
Introduction pdf (1.3MB) / Shinichi Shigetomi
Background and Purpose of Study
Definition of NGO
Review of Studies
Summary of Chapters
Reference
Appnedix


2.
The Emergence of NGO Movement in Thailand and the Sarit Regime / Kasian Tejapira
Outline
The Sarit Regime: Military Absolutist Dictatorship
American Imperialism: Thailand as Ally and Regional Anti-Communist Front-Line State
Technocracy: Unbalanced Growth Strategy
Socio-Economic Malaise: Growing Socio-Economic Imbalance
Notes
References


3.
Introduction
Space Model of NGO Sector Development
Collaborative Resource Provider in Underdevelopment
From Critical Resources Providers to Community Organizers
Changes of Political Space and State-NGO Relations
Advocacy Directed Toward the State and the Market
Participation in Governance
Conclusion
References


4.
Funding for NGOs in Thailand: The Politics of Money in the Nonprofit Sector / Gawin Chutima
Introduction
Welfare NGOs
Domestic Institutions as Fund Sources of NGOs
Local Operation of Foreign Welfare NGOs
Local Welfare NGOs
Development-Oriented NGOs
Development NGOs and Support from Foreign Donors
The Change of Trend: Decreasing Foreign Supports
Foreign Donors in Thailand
Thai Government funding for NGOs
Distribution in Sources of Funding
References


5.
The Thai Monarchy and Non-Governmental Organisations / Chanida Chitbundid, Chaithawat Thulathon, Thanapol Eawsakul
Introduction
The Developmental Role of the King
The Development of the Royally-Initiated Projects (1950s to the Present)
The Work of the Royally-Initiated Development Project for security Era
The Founding of Non-Governmental Organizations Era (1988-Present)
Ideological Links between Non-Government Organization (NGOs) and the “Self-Sufficient Economy” of the King
Conclusion
Note
Reference


6.
Thai NGOs and Rural Development: Formation, Growth, and Branching Out / Apichart Thongyou
Introduction
Development Frameworks on Rural Problems
NGOs and Thai Rural Development
Formation: Linking Point between Political Ideas and a Search for New Alternative
Growth: Clearing Up of Understanding on the World of the Rural People
Branching Out: Change in Rural Development Work Cycle
Summary: Lessons Learnt From the Formation, Growth and Branching Out of rural Development NGOs
Notes
Reference


7.
The Roles of NGOs in the Context of Urban Areas / Maneerat Mitprasat
Introduction
Slum: Definition, Origin, and Expansion
The Evolution of the Relationship between NGOs and the Urban Poor
Period 2 (From 1977 to 1986): The Period of Elaborating the Development Approaches
The Third Period (From the Late 1980s to the Present): the Period of the People’s Movement
Conclusion
References
Personal Interviews


8.
The Government-NGO Coordination of Environmental Protection in Thailand / Weerawat Paphussaro
Introduction
History of Environmental Conservation Policy
The Government and NGOs
Natural Resources and Environmental Management Development NGO Network
NGOs and the Thai Government on Environmental and Natural Resource Protection Issues
Types of Relationships between Government and Environmental NGOs
Summary


9.
NGOs on Children's and Women's Issues: With Special Emphasis on the Fight Against Child exploitation / Sudarat Sereewat
Introduction
History of NGOs in Women’s and Children’s Issues
Face Foundation (Fight against Child Exploitation)
The Place of the NGO in the Loophole of the Government Mechanism and Coordination Work: A Practitioner’s View
Reference


10.
The Thai NGO Movement on Health / Bantorn Ondam
Introduction
The State on Health
NGO Movement on Health
Conclusion
Reference


11.
Introduction
Development of Human Rights NGOs in the 1970s and 1980s
Emergence of Political NGOs with the May 1992 Event
Politicization of NGO Sector in the Political Reform Process
NGOs after the Political Reform
Thai NGOs as Political Actors
Notes
References