Tradisi Pemberian Uang Asap Dalam Perkawinan Perspektif Teori Konflik (Studi di Kabupaten Mempawah Provinsi Kalimantan Barat)
Keywords:Tradition, smoked money, conflict theory
Before the wedding in Sui Kunyit Hulu Village, there is a tradition that is still valid today, namely the tradition of giving smoked money in marriage. The fact is that in Sui Kunyit Hulu Village, if someone wants to get married, at least a week before the marriage contract, or a week in the reception the prospective groom must give some money to the prospective bride's family. There is no clear and definite source since when this tradition was first implemented, but people have been carrying out this tradition from the past until now.
The purpose of this research is the first is why the people of Sui Kunyit Hulu Village, Sui Kunyit District, Mempawah Regency make smoke money a tradition in marriage? Second, how is the conflict between the people of Sui Kunyit Hulu Village, Sui Kunyit District, Mempawah Regency due to the smoke money tradition in terms of Ralf Dahrendorf's conflict theory?
This study uses an empirical qualitative approach. Collecting data by means of observation, interviews and documentation. The analysis technique was carried out by data reduction, data verification and data analysis. While checking the validity of the data is done by triangulation method.
The results of this study are: (1) Giving smoke money in marriages that occur in Sui Kunyit Hulu Village is mandatory. If the prospective groom does not fulfill it, it can hinder his marriage, because according to the community, this provision has become a tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation until now. However, along with the changes that occurred in the social life of the community, the tradition of giving smoke money was met with opposition from the community. (2) The opposition of the people of Sui Kunyit Hulu Village to the tradition of giving smoke money shows the truth of the essence of Ralf Dahrendorf's conflict theory which states that society has
two faces, namely, consensus and opposition. The conflicting tradition of smoked money in marriage is due to the pressure of the power of the customary head as the superordinate of the authority in determining the smoked money tradition of the prospective groom as the subordinate who is required to give smoked money in marriage. The community involved in this conflict is divided into two groups, namely, the customary head and the bride's family as a pseudo group, then the community, especially the prospective groom as an interest group.