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Flood Resilience Building in Thailand: Assessing Progress and the Effect of Leadership

Description: This article uses the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 10 Essentials for Making Cities Resilient as guidelines to assess the progress of flood resilience building in Thailand.
Date: March 5, 2018
Creator: Khunwishit, Somporn; Choosuk, Chanisada & Webb, Gary
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Near-Death Experiences in Thailand

Description: Study examining near-death experiences (NDEs) in Thailand, which do not demonstrate the episodes most noted in those collected in the West, but they do show consistent features. The article argues that these features, including harbingers of death, visions of hell, the Lord of the underworld, and the benefits of making donations to Buddhist monks and temples, can be understood within the framework of beliefs and customs unique to Southeast Asia.
Date: Spring 2001
Creator: Murphy, Todd
Partner: UNT Libraries