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- PublicationA Study of Community Lifestyle Based onthe Concepts of the Social Structure Theoryand Community Theories(Chulalongkorn University Printing House, 2010)
;University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. Journal Editorial OfficeThe concepts of the Social Structure Theory and the Community Theories have beenadopted and jointly applied to reach a better understanding of the lifestyles of peoplein a community. The Social Structure Theory offers a framework explaining theeconomic, social and political relationships within a community. Similarly, conceptsadopted from the various community theories can lead to a more insightfulexplanation of behavior within a community. Furthermore, these theories provideinsights into possible future events and how the community will evolve. When jointlyused, these two sets of concepts can offer a new approach to the study ofcommunity, which can result in a more comprehensive and complete description anda better understanding of the lifestyle of a community. Data for this article wascollected through dialogues and individual interviews, as well as personal observations. 14 260