;The famous industry of Meinong was tobacco leaves in the past, it requires a lot of labor for growing tobacco, and the main source would be the family labor. All of the family members gather closely, therefore, the family, which growing tobacco divides their family property later than others. Additionally, it also causes the existence of many joint families. The impact of social change transforms the original industry type until 2000s, there’s no more tobacco growing in Meinong, however, where should the bigger family go at present? How’s the relationship of the member after they divide their family property? Are women still affected by paternal inheritance? Under the protection of Civil Code, have women participated in dividing their family property? What is the affection of the relationship between women and the primary family after dividing their family property? The author will study further.
The thesis investigates the Hakka women in the paternal inheritance of Meinong through in-depth interviews and participant observation.The results of this research area follow. In terms of dividing their family property, there are some cases that women have participated in sharing property and food, but still rare in offering sacrifices to ancestors. Even though there’s a legal guarantee for the inheritance of property, some women are still excluded from the process of dividing their family property.They can get the right of dividing their family property unless gets into the legal process. Some families, even give men through the inter vivos gift, and exclude the rights of women. The relationship between women and their primary family after dividing their family property, when women suffer the unfair treatment from their primary family, they’ll think about some strategies to deal with the men in their family, especially women who have been educated in their family and aren’t married to the Hakka will become the main leader to lead other women.These reveal of strategies stem from women’s concern for their primary family and filial affection to their parents. Ultimately, it also shaped further the collective memory of women in the process of developing these strategies, and women have rethought the relationship of their primary family in their memory.The Meinong society which was known for its solidarity of kinship networks, is now changing its family type during the process of facing the social change.The thesis proposes a different kind of kinship research from the past, doing research by starting with female members, showing another aspect of modern paternal inheritance, and communicate with former kinship.