Rowing ‘at home’ and ‘away’: sport, heritage and identity in the Malay world

  title={Rowing ‘at home’ and ‘away’: sport, heritage and identity in the Malay world},
  author={W. Mee},
  pages={474 - 492}
  • W. Mee
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Identities
  • ABSTRACT This paper is grounded in a comparison of the cultural identifications that accompany Sambas Malays’ participation in rowing competitions ‘at home’ and ‘away’. Sambas Malays are Indonesian citizens from the regency of Sambas, who ethnically identify as Malay. There, rowing competitions provide the sociocultural infrastructure for developing local and translocal cultural identifications. Two related, yet distinguishable, cultural identifications are evident, each associated with a… CONTINUE READING
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