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Anthropology

2019

Political Modality

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Dynamics, Modality, And Commodification Of Customary Title Bestowal In Local Political Communication In Gorontalo, Indonesia, Sumarjo Muna, Atwar Bajari, Soleh Soemirat, Diah Fatma Sjoraida Dec 2019

Dynamics, Modality, And Commodification Of Customary Title Bestowal In Local Political Communication In Gorontalo, Indonesia, Sumarjo Muna, Atwar Bajari, Soleh Soemirat, Diah Fatma Sjoraida

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This study aimed at analyzing the commodification of identity politics through customary title bestowal (Pulanga) in local politics in Gorontalo Province, Indonesia. This study referred to the critical approach with the critical ethnographic methodology. The data were obtained through in-depth interview with customary title recipients, customary stakeholders, and cultural observers, and gained from customary documents and news archives of the pros and cons of customary title bestowal from local mass media coverage in Gorontalo Province. Validity testing of the data was conducted through triangulation process. The politicization of customary title bestowal occurred because the process of customary title bestowal was …