The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 10
Page No. 1480 - 1485

Abstract: The study aims to explore and describe the best practice of local government policy formulation for the effort of prostitution eradication which is the closure of prostitution located at the Jarak-Dolly, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia and is expected to be a reference for handling prostitution problems in developing countries. The research approach uses qualitative with case study type. Data collection techniques used was in-depth interviews, focus group discussions and document collection. The data analysis technique applied interactive model. The results of this study indicate that there are six advantages of policy formulation from Surabaya municipal government, i.e., support mobilization both vertical, horizontal and cross dimensional, different socialization approach based on target group, adequate compensation for the target group, the clearance and dismissal of homesteads to be functioned as municipal asset, sustainable community empowerment activities both before and after the closure of the localization. The package of Surabaya municipal government policy is more socio-economic-empowering and different from other countries that generally use a repressive-law approach. In addition, the role of local government in this policy was very dominant and different from other countries that are generally carried out by the central government.

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Wahyu Wibowo, Brodjol Sutijo Suprih Ulama, Sri Pingit Wulandari, Sri Mumpuni Retnaningsih, Destri Susilaningrum, Lucia Aridinanti, Mutiah Salamah, Mike Prastuti, Noviyanti Santoso and Iis Dewi Ratih, 2018. Prostitution and Public Policy in the Surabaya City of Indonesia: Formulation and Implementation. The Social Sciences, 13: 1480-1485.

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