CAUSES OF CHANGES IN FAMILY STRUCTURE IN MINANGKABAU SOCIETY
Rinel Fitlayeni STKIP PGRI Sumatera Barat Rin3l_inzaghi@yahoo.co.id
In recent years in West Sumatra the intensity of the conflict concerning the ownership of ulayat land (high treasure) is quite high. In Minangkabau adat no one is willing to mortgage and even sell his property especially high treasure because it belongs together, customary law did not justify it. Along with the passage of time there has been a change in the family structure that resulted in the deviation of pawnshop practices. This study aims to cause changes in family structure in Minangkabau society. This research uses qualitative approach with case study method. Data collection techniques are conducted through participant observation, as well as open and in-depth interviews. The results show, Changes in family structure is caused by the entry of Islam, wander culture, modernization and capitalism.
Key Words: Family Wide, Treasure Height
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