The Namoon Community Movement to Defend the Right of Livelihoods from Gas Drilling for Petroleum in the Context of Centralized State Power

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Phra Thawee Khaimanee Piyaluk Potiwan Kitsada Boonchai

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This research aimed 1) the evolution and phenomena of protecting the livelihoods of the Namoon community. 2) the processes and patterns of movement, protect This research aimed 1) the evolution and phenomena of protecting the livelihoods of the Namoon community. 2) the processes and patterns of movement, protect the livelihood of the peasants in the context of the centralized state 3) the factors the conditions of capital resources And community resistance to protecting the livelihood of the resource base. The conditions of capital resources and community resistance to protecting the livelihood of the resource base. Qualitative research was used. Data were collected using semi-structured interview and participant and non-participation observation. Analyzing the movements of the Na Moon community and finding the conclusions.


The research found that:


1. NaMoon community is an old community. This is due to the integration of people who use natural resources in the ground. Ban NaMoon area is the Dong Moon forest reserve. But villagers have built the community before it was declared a reserve forest. This makes the community grows. 


2. The movement of the Nanoon people. Use media space to present issues and ask for solutions from the government through media use. The media area where people in the movement are co-workers. Namoon - Doonsad Environmental Conservation Group has used television, the Internet, newspapers and other forms of media to display social movements. In order for the society to understand the projects of the state, the private sector to conclude the concession in the area. 


3. The movement of the Namoon community movement cannot permanently terminate or cancel the project. But the social movement has caused social shocks. The project has slowed down. The state and the buoy group cannot carry out the project as scheduled. This is an attempt by the community to make the state and the capital group temporarily terminate the project. But it is important that the community wants to permanently terminate the project.

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