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This research aimed to analyse policy implementation of student loan with principle of justice of John Rawls (2001). The authors applied grounded theories within the study design. Qualitative research was adopted by using in-depth interview with 10 borrowers from 5 groups of vocational education in Northeastern Thailand. The content analysis was used to assess the results.
This study found that: 1) The collecting debt system of student loan fund uses force methods, such as having a fixed repayment period, having strongly punishment, and deferred pay criteria just only disabled case, those are incompatible with the principle of equal rights of John Rawls. The only except interest rates 1% of student loan was not violated concept of fairness of Rawls. 2) The recruitment criteria of student loan fund have inconsistent with the principle of equal opportunity. In contrast, those criteria focused on the principle of benefit of least advantage of John Rawls.
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