Adat and Dinas: Balinese Communities in the Indonesian State

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Oxford University Press, 1993 - Adat law - 358 pages
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This study focuses on the dynamics of community organization in contemporary Bali and of the ambivalent relationship between village institutions, adat, and those of the Indonesian state, dinas. Focusing on the banjar--the civic community in Bali--the book traces its role in serving the needs of the its members and the tensions implicit in its role as intermediary in the implementation of development policies.

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THE FOUNDATIONS OF VILLAGE
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Cultural Value
36
Hierarchy and Equality
68
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