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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 7, July 2018 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Political Primordialism On Local Election In Indonesia

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AUTHOR(S)

Agusmawanda

 

KEYWORDS

Multicultural, primordialism on political, local contestation, voting behavior.

 

ABSTRACT

Indonesia is a multicultural nation with a diversity of identities such as; languages, tribes, religions, and territories spread over thousands of islands in the archipelago. The diversity becomes valuable, but on the other hand, the differences of primordial aspect are often as justified in the conflict on the political in local contestation. Using the primordial aspect as the political instrument, in the sense that the author is called "primordialism on politics" is a phenomenon of local politic contestation. The objective of primordialism on political is an efficient mobilization instrument of politics by saving time, energy, and thought which only arouses the "sociological consciousness of the electorate. Primordialism on politics does not require political actor ideas to gain support but takes advantage of the primordial aspect inherent in each voter. The emergence of primordialism in politics especially on the local political contestation, not only because we are a diverse nation, but there are non-primordial factors such as; political ideas, voting behavior and function of political parties.

 

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