Tua Pek Kong Procession And The Social Structure Of A Bazaar Community In Sarawak

Chai, Elena Gregoria Chin Fern (2012) Tua Pek Kong Procession And The Social Structure Of A Bazaar Community In Sarawak. In: 年 第一届马来西亚华人研究双年会论文集. 华社研究中心, pp. 145-178.

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Abstract

This paper examines the roles of religious beliefs in shaping the social structure of a bazaar community, hereafter named as Pekan. The community is made up of multi dialect Chinese setting predominated by Hakka. The Hakka are among the first of the Chinese dialect groups to have arrived at the bazaar. Despite their higher numbers in relation to population, the Hakka were sidelined in religious influences. On the other hand, the Teochew were the main force in religious activities. I study the social setting and religious exertions of this community to determine their influences on the social structure.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bazaar community, social structure, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2014 07:06
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2015 02:43
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/2174

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