Strong Community Committees Model in Development of the Slum in Bangkok

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Suphattra Yodsurang
Amnuay Boonratmaitree
Pathan Suwanmongkol
หควณ ชูเพ็ญ


The research aimed to (1) study the slum environment in Bangkok (2) study the current and future roles of community committees in slum development (3) study support factors the strong role of community committees in developing slum communities and (4) To propose the Strong Community Committees Model in Development of the Slum in Bangkok.

This research was a qualitative research. Data were collected using in-depth interviews. By interviewing the personnel of Community Development and Social Welfare Committee Party, community Committees and people in slum community 30 people.

The research findings were:

1. The slum community 6 communities have been drug problem, but almost all community committees are committed to resolving the problem.

2. The original role of the community committee, there are weaknesses and some limitations. Community committees cannot effectively work to achieve their goals therefore; Bangkok should change the new role of the community committee.

3. the factors that led to the community committee strengthened the slum development include leadership, Knowledge of community committee, Structure of the Community Committee, Community Network, Operations Officer, Support from various agencies and the participation of the people in the community.


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Yodsurang, S., Boonratmaitree, A., Suwanmongkol, P., & ชูเพ็ญห. (2019). Strong Community Committees Model in Development of the Slum in Bangkok. Ph.D. ocial ciences ournal, 9(3), 675-691. etrieved from
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