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The Sociology of Chinese Capitalism in Southeast AsiaChinese Capital and Chinese Cultural Capital: A Case Study of Singkawang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

The Sociology of Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia: Chinese Capital and Chinese Cultural... [This chapter discusses how the Sino–Indonesia community contributes to economic and business development in the city of Singkawang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sino-Indonesian entrepreneurs convert accumulated cultural capital into fiscal capital to ensure business success. Case studies in the chapter depict how families find economic success in the national and regional market, bringing back capital to invest in their hometown to reinforce identity through monuments and attractions for Chinese tourists. The authors contend that cultural capital is a significant asset to the Sino-Indonesian business community in Singkawang, which is behind their economic success today.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

The Sociology of Chinese Capitalism in Southeast AsiaChinese Capital and Chinese Cultural Capital: A Case Study of Singkawang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

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Publisher
Springer Nature Singapore
Copyright
© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
ISBN
978-981-13-0064-6
Pages
315 –330
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0065-3_14
Publisher site
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Abstract

[This chapter discusses how the Sino–Indonesia community contributes to economic and business development in the city of Singkawang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sino-Indonesian entrepreneurs convert accumulated cultural capital into fiscal capital to ensure business success. Case studies in the chapter depict how families find economic success in the national and regional market, bringing back capital to invest in their hometown to reinforce identity through monuments and attractions for Chinese tourists. The authors contend that cultural capital is a significant asset to the Sino-Indonesian business community in Singkawang, which is behind their economic success today.]

Published: Jul 11, 2018

Keywords: Sino-Indonesian; Singkawang; Chap-Go-Meh; Occult economy; Cultural capital

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