The Political Socialization Process of General Prem Tinsulanonda
The study of the political socialization process of General Prem Tinsulanonda, which is influenced by livelihood, education, military leadership, and also leadership himself; the important factors for his political socialization, which has been generally accepted and successful.
General Prem leads his life of a simple and common person due to the fact that his family’s struggling in the past. For the better life, he entered the Royal Thai Army Academy to practice military disciplines. He adapted his experiences for his military services, and also devoted himself for his works as well. He encourages all soldiers to be honored soldiers who sacrifice themselves for the country.
The successfulness of his political socialization with his loyalty to the monarchy and religion. According to his well-grounded family, conscious mind, and also attempt for attending the Royal Thai Army Academy made him to be the soldier of honesty and integrity. General Prem presents his military leadership which changes the soldiers’ better images going public.