Table of contents for The Chinese ãaemigrãaes of Thailand in the twentieth century / Disaphol Chansiri.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF TABLES
FOREWORD
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION 	1
CHAPTER ONE: MIGRATION PATTERN AND THE DEMOGRAPHICS OF THE OVERSEAS CHINESE IN THAILAND	22
Migration Types of Overseas Chinese	23
Rationale for Chinese Migration to Thailand	25
Waves of Chinese Migration to Thailand	28
Demographic of the Overseas Chinese in Thailand	33
Statistics of Overseas Chinese in Thailand	40
CHAPTER TWO: CHINESE-THAI RELATIONS: FROM THE THIRTEENTH 
CENTURY TO 1932	46
Overseas Chinese in the Sukhothai Dynasty	47
The Ayudhaya Dynasty	50
The Thonburi Dynasty	53
The Chakri Dynasty	56
CHAPTER THREE: POST-CONSTITUTIONAL THAILAND 
AND THAI POLICIES: 1932-1975	71
Thai Policies Post-Monarchy: 1932-1975	73
Diplomacy between Thailand and China: 1945-1955	87
Thailand and China Move toward Rapprochement: 1955-1975	94
Mending Relations Following Pibul?s Reign: 1957-1975	100
Analysis of the Thai-Chinese Rapprochement104
CHAPTER FOUR: THAI DOMESTIC POLICIES TOWARD 
THE OVERSEAS CHINESE IN THAILAND	109
Shifts in Thai Policies: A Historical Perspective	110
Socio-Cultural Factors that Promoted Amicable Relations	112
Explicit Policies Aimed at Chinese Assimilation	115
Immigration and Chinese Business Ownership Regulations	116
Analysis of Pibul?s Assimilation Policies and their Effects on the Chinese	121
Citizenship and Naturalization Regulations, and the Rights of Aliens After 
 Naturalization	129
CHAPTER FIVE: FROM CHINESE TO THAI IDENTITY: HOW BUDDHISM, 
CHINESE SCHOOLS, AND NEWSPAPERS INFLUENCED ASSIMILATION	139
Natural vs. Forced Migration	140
Natural Assimilation	141
Forced Assimilation	153
Chinese Education	158
The Outcome of the Thai Government Policies toward Chinese Schools	167
The Role of Chinese Newspapers in the Assimilation Process	168
History of Chinese Newspapers in Thailand	169
CHAPTER SIX: BECOMING THAI: EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT THE SKINNERIAN 
PARADIGM ON CHINESE ASSIMILATION IN THAILAND	181
Surveys	183
Background of the Questionnaire Respondents	184
Identification of Chinese vs. Thai	186
Decline in Chinese Literacy and Chinese Newspaper Subscriptions	204
Chinese Associations in Thailand	208
Religion and Assimilation	215

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Chinese -- Thailand -- History -- 20th century.
Chinese -- Cultural assimilation -- Thailand.
Thailand -- Relations -- China.
China -- Relations -- Thailand.
Thailand -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.