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In search of difference : origin groups, status and identity in contemporary Bali

Pitana, I Gde


This thesis examines warga or 'origin groups' in contemporary Bali and considers the negotiations over hierarchy and equality in which they are socially engaged. The study focuses on Warga Pasek Sapta Rsi and its formal organisation, the Maha Gotra Pasek Sanak Sapta Rsi (MGPSSR). This warga is the largest origin group and one of the most progressive in the struggle for equality. The study was carried out throughout Bali, since there is no 'average village' which can represent 'Balinese...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d723f7ec425f


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