• Wilawan Srisawang มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏราชนครินทร์
Keywords: Political participation culture, Political participation, Political participation factors


This quantitative research aims to study on culture in the culture level and to analyze the culture that affects to the political participation of villagers in sub-district administrative organization, Mueang Chachoengsao. The formula of Taro Yamane was used to categorize the sample at 398.62, to achieve data integrity, the 400 samples was selected by the simple sampling method. The 5 rating scale questionnaires were used to collect data, IOC values ranging above 0.50, the reliability score at 0.95 The statistical used to analyze the data are Mean, Standard Deviation and Multiple regression analysis.

            The research found that the influential factors toward political participation culture of people indicated at average level ( gif.latex?\bar{X}=3.26, S.D.=0.53) and in the cultural level of political  participation of villagers indicated at average level ( gif.latex?\bar{X}=3.26, S.D.=0.53) ). A linear relationship with the studied factors were statistical significant at 0.05 The best predictive variable was selected as inclination factors towards the administrative structure (X 1), personal inclination factor towards political activities (X 3), and benefit factors (X 4)  The positive direction of the political participating culture indicated at 0.21, 0.19 and 0.09 respectively, which can be written as predictive equations in the raw score format as follows:



Download data is not yet available.


Almond, G. A., & Powell, B. G. (1966). Comparative Politics : A Development Approach. Boston : Little, Brown and Company.
Alomind, G. A., & Verba, S. (1965). The Civic Culture : Political Attitudes and Democracy inFive Nations. Boston : Little Brown and Company.
Chanthaphan, R. (2008). Thai society and politics based on the democratic participatory upon good governance principles. Bangkok : Thonburi Rajabhat University. (In Thai)
Cronbach, J. L. (1984). Essential of Psychological Testing (3rded). New York : Haper and Row.
Khantikun, P. (2010). Political participation patterns of people in Dusit district, Bangkok. Research report. Bangkok : Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University. (In Thai)
Likert, R. (1961). New patterns of management. New York : McGraw-Hall Book.
Local Administration Department, Ministry of Interior. (2016). Population data Mueang Chachoengsao. Chachoengsao : Local Administration Department, Ministry of Interior. (In Thai)
McClosky, H. (1968). Political inquiry: The nature and uses of survey research. London : The Macmillan.
SriMahawaro, W. (2011). Thai politics, system or people: Cultural development and political participation of people. Retrieved August 2, 2016, from index.php/ (In Thai)
Thamrongthanyawong, S. (2013). Public Policy: Concepts, Analysis and Processes (14th ed.). Bangkok : Sema Tham printing. (In Thai)
Verba, S., Nie, N. H., & Kim Jae-On. (1978). Participation and Political Equality: A Seven Nation Comparison. London : Cambridge University Press.
Walter, A. R. (1975). Political Culture. London : Praeger Publishers.
Wongratana, C. (2007). Techniques for statistical use for research. Bangkok : Srinakharinwirot University Prasarnmit. (In Thai)
Yamane, T. (1973). Statistic: An Introductory Analysis (3rd ed.). New York : Harper & Row.
Research Articles