TABU NIKAH PADA MASYARAKAT ONJE-CIPAKU DI PURBALINGGA
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This study aims at discovering (1) the variety of socio-cultural backgrounds in the rural community of Onje, (2) the social conflicts which the community experienced leading to the marital taboos, and (3) the symbolic meanings of the taboos remaining to work at present. The study employs the historical method combined with the folklore and philological method. The two latter methods are applied to provide the historical sources with the texts and folklores. Then, the historical method is taken to produce a historiography, i.e. the cultural history or the intellectual history in the local scope of Onje. The result of study shows that the marital taboos in the rural community of Onje suggests the socio-cultural phenomena rested upon the socio-political legitimacy. The marital taboos are inflicted by social conflicts, such as those manifested in incest marriage, social rivalry, and legitimate battle, in which the communities of Onje represent the troublemakers.