Culture Acculturation between Batak Ethnic and Chinese Ethnic
- 10.2991/acec-18.2018.77How to use a DOI?
- acculturation; batak ethnic; Chinese ethnic
This study discuss how culture acculturation take place between Batak ethnic and Chinese ethnic. Teachers who come from Batak ethnic in this school become the newcomer and Chinese ethnic as the host. This study about intercultural adaptation refer to model system which is elaborated by Ruben, namely interrelatedness between personal communication and social communication comprising interpersonal communication and mass communication which is not separated from communication environment to measure communication competence among teachers who come from Batak ethnic in Chinese ethnic environment. The approach used in this study is qualitative approach with flow model of analysis. The study result showed that Batak ethnic is well-known by their harsh character and not easily influenced but in fact they can adapt and experience acculturation which is supported by the potential of acculturation of Batak ethnic toward Chinese ethnic, among others are the similarity in culture values and in religion, and the most important thing is the support from school environment which is very conducive and support intercultural adaptation, because anyway acculturation cannot take place without acceptance from the host environment. Another more interesting thing is that they had absorbed the values of Batak ethnic but strive to maintain their own cultural identity. Finally, this study show how school can become acculturation space to shape intercultural personality.
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TY - CONF AU - Yasinta Yasnita AU - Raharjo Raharjo AU - Nadiroh Nadiroh PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Culture Acculturation between Batak Ethnic and Chinese Ethnic BT - Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 333 EP - 337 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.77 DO - 10.2991/acec-18.2018.77 ID - Yasnita2018/11 ER -