都市祭礼におけるコンフリクトと高揚―長浜曳山祭における山組組織を事例として―  [in Japanese] Conflicts and Enthusiasm in Local Community Festivals: The Hikiyama Festival in Nagahama, Shiga  [in Japanese]

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<p>This paper investigates why residents confront with others in the festivals of local communities. Previous studies have shown their interest in the constructing process of festivals and they emphasized that the function of social integration by conducting the festivals in local communities. However, the constructing process includes not only innocent practices but also dramas carefully played by participants. The author analyses the function of some practices citizens conducted by focusing the mechanism of conflicts. The author conducted the research the process of choosing actors and negotiating with elderly participants by organizers of festivals in Hikiyama Festival in Naga­hama, Shiga. Drawing on my observations, we could find that the more conflicts escalated, the more participants appeared to be excited. Moreover, participants regard the confrontations as the real pleasure of festivals on local communities. As a result of it, we can conclude that the conflicts have some functions depending on the scene: it sometimes caused tragedy, but it has functions of integration for residents and gives real pleasures for audience. Therefore we should understand the ambiguity of conflicts of festivals on local areas.</p>

Journal

  • Journal of Lifology

    Journal of Lifology 28(0), 17-29, 2015

    Japan Society of Lifology

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130008038208
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA11508760
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • NDL Article ID
    027374918
  • NDL Call No.
    Z71-V519
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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