Factionalism in Iban Politics

Lucy, Sebli-Seidelson (2013) Factionalism in Iban Politics. In: Politics and Local Government InSarawak. UNIMAS Publisher, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, pp. 109-168. ISBN ISBN 978-967-5527-60-9

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Abstract

The Schism among the Iban takes root in the historical animosity that exist within them due largely to geographical factor; leading to the mergence of two dominant Iban groups, the Saribas and the Rejang Basin Ibans. Apart from historical animosity, the split within the Iban community; i.e. systematic marginalization by the state, lack of education attainment, parochialism and the 'divisive' role of Chinese elites. All these factors have contributed to ongoing factionalism within the Iban community, resulting in the continued decline of Iban political power.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Depositing User: Seidelson
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2021 04:03
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2021 04:03
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/34981

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