The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 8
Page No. 1312 - 1320

Democratization in Indonesia: Cultural Change Mode to Openness (Influencing Factor Studies Towards Cultural Changes in Pamekasan Community)

Authors : Arif Darmawan

Abstract: This study looks for explanation on particular cultural change influencing factors to villagers. After more than 16 years living in traditional culture, the Maduranese currently change to adopt the democratic political system (starts from reformation in 1999). This research starts from the thinking of cultural nature as the entire accepted behavioral norms by mostly community members, so as it is considered as the social behavioral norm and accepted the social regulation. Thus culture is the social action norms. Community members shall subject to cultural norms but not all norms are clearly and firmly known, yet they are applied. The culture becomes the mechanism for community members to place themselves in accordance with their social and environmental conditions. Culture is the adaptation mechanism. This research applies the methods and classification on: research category, literary study, field research, analysis and presentation. It shall describe on research category, literary study, field research, analysis and presentation. The research finds the illustration that the Maduranese culture was more traditional and more emphasized to traditional elements with its primodialism and patrimonialism in the begining but currently it turns to be more opened.

How to cite this article:

Arif Darmawan , 2018. Democratization in Indonesia: Cultural Change Mode to Openness (Influencing Factor Studies Towards Cultural Changes in Pamekasan Community). The Social Sciences, 13: 1312-1320.

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