The Social Sciences

Year: 2020
Volume: 15
Issue: 1
Page No. 55 - 63

The Meaning of Boundaries as Embodiments of Place in Ammatoa Kajang Community

Authors : Mimi Arifin

Abstract: Instinctively man in the hold of his daily life will form the space. A space after the given limit will turn into the place. Establishment of a traditional community is strongly influenced by the norms or rules that govern their behavior in defining the boundaries. Something interesting to see how the daily behavior patterns Ammatoa Kajang community, especially, the meaning of the boundary in the formation of their residential space. This research was conducted in Ammatoa community located in Tana Towa village, Sub Kajang, Bulukumba, South Sulawesi. The method used is phenomenology, especially in exploring the meaning of the limit for Ammatoa Kajang community through observation of their daily activities. Meaning limits on Ammatoa community Kajang besides influenced by customary norms and rules as well as changes in lifestyle. The boundaries can be as physical, non-physical and social. The place would be stronger if it is restricted or protected by other space systemically like Kajang Luar zone used as shrouded in Kajang Dalam zone.

How to cite this article:

Mimi Arifin , 2020. The Meaning of Boundaries as Embodiments of Place in Ammatoa Kajang Community. The Social Sciences, 15: 55-63.

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