The impact of major Hakka cultural areas policy on ethnic relationship: A case study of Miaoli county(2/2)

Project Details


Ethnic identity is the most important adhesives in today’s hybrid andmulti-cultural ethnic relationship. On account of ethnic identity is a dynamic andbecoming progress, different multi-interaction will affect the ethnic identity andpersonal choice. Government intended to set up Hakka administrative machinery toprotect the rights of claim for Hakka people’s living, civil and culture, but systemarrangement unexpectedly also boosted the transform and mobile of ethnic identityand obscure ethnicity boundary.This article intend to analyze the ethnic relationship in Miaoli county. Thepercentage of Hakka population in Miaoli is 64.6%, mainly gathering and living nearthe mountain area. 18 villages and towns in Miaoli are including in Major HakkaCultural Areas, but there still 4 villages and towns have resided other ethnic and noneHakka people. Although the Hakka committee has established sixty-nine ‘MajorHakka Cultural Areas’ in 2011 according the Hakka basic law , such policy makeHakka identity become to be more complicated and multiple .The essay employs the ethnic theory as the analysis theory. The methodology isthe depth interview and focus group method. Moreover, the essay pays the attentionon building the policy impact on the ethnic relationship. This article suggests that thegovernment should adopt dual policies, which are rural and urban policy. Also, thisarticle suggests government should adopt the Urban Hakka Theme Areas.
Effective start/end date1/01/1731/12/17

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


  • Ethnic Relationship
  • Major Hakka Cultural Areas
  • Policy Evaluation


Explore the research topics touched on by this project. These labels are generated based on the underlying awards/grants. Together they form a unique fingerprint.