Nuaulu ritual regulation of resources, sasi and forest conservation in eastern Indonesia.

Ellen, Roy (2016) Nuaulu ritual regulation of resources, sasi and forest conservation in eastern Indonesia. South East Asia Research, 24 (1). pp. 5-22. ISSN 0967-828X. E-ISSN 2043-6874. (doi:https://doi.org/10.5367/sear.2016.0290) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Nuaulu (Seram, Maluku, Indonesia) manage forest to provision sacred house building and ritual feasting through a system of protected areas ('sin wesie'), examined here in relation to 'sasi' institutions and scare charms ('matakau') that overlap in their functions. 'Sasi' feature in wider debates about how customary practices might deliver conservation objectives. The paper analyses interconnections between these three forms of regulation in the context of deforestation, social change and the recent history of state management interventions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Indonesia; Nuaulu; Moluccas; forests; ritual regulation; state interventions
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology
Depositing User: Roy Ellen
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2016 07:50 UTC
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2016 16:19 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54615 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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