Women Participation In Local Administration: A Case Study Of Bang Len District, Nakhon Pathom Province
This research aims to study the level of women participation in local administration and the factors affecting women participation in local administration of Bang Len district, Nakhon Pathom province by using random sampling technique which did not rely on the probability of accidental random sampling. The researcher collected data by giving questionnaire to 397 female samples. This covered 19 local administrations in Bang Len district, Nakhon Pathom province. These consist of 4 sub-district municipalities and 15 sub-district administrative organizations. Afterwards, the data was analyzed by using descriptive statistics that consists of arithmetic average, standard deviation and inferential statistics or One way ANOVA (F-test). The research result showed that women in local administration in Bang Len district, Nakhon Pathom province had medium level of administrative participation in local administration. The factors that affect the participation of women in local administration compose of age, income, career, educational level, news recognition, participation in community activities, and social supporting force.
Keywordsó Women Participation, Local Administration.