SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF SOCIAL CAPITAL AND CULTURAL CAPITAL OF BAN HUAY PONG LAO KAREN COMMUNITY, MAE KI SUB-DISTRICT, KHUN YUAM DISTRICT, MAE HONG SON PROVINCE
This research aims to study the management of a sustainable community economy in the social context and culture capital, and the context of social and cultural capital in the community. The research data were collected by the research methods of qualitative research, document analysis, and field study. The primary data were collected through in-depth interviews, focus-group interviews, and non-participant observation. The result showed that the community has a self-sufficient way of life and has the main income from relying on natural resources around the community with faith and respect. Living and occupation with high kinship and high trustfulness are also found. Moreover, we found that community leaders have a strong competence with faith. There is a tradition and culture that is intimately tied to nature.