Altruism of Free Road Crossing Services “Supeltas”
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- Altruism, social service,supeltas
Human is a social creature who should help each other. But it cannot be denied that humans also have a tendency to be individualist. The society's indifference(public indefference usually resulting to negative effects. These phenomena are still much going on in Indonesia. As the phenomenon at the crossroads (T-junction) where no traffic light or traffic control by police where frequently occurs traffic jams because of the reckless road users and lack of tolerance. Since, there were someone who helps to cross the road or crossing servicesand reduced the congestions, the traffic became swift. This free road crossing service was commonly referred by Indonesian as "Cepek Police" or the people who manage the road voluntarily. They were trying to get sustenance from the road users. At the time we call them as "supeltas".The purpose of this research was to know the altruism on free road crossing service. The research approach used was phenomenology with qualitative research design. Subjects were two persons who selected on the based on criteria: men with a service period for more than five years. The data collection techniques used were interview and observations supported by documentation. The data analysis techniques used qualitative research on phenomenological modelsand descriptive validations. Results: Subjects have an overview of altruism cause of the aspects and characteristics of altruism that affected the subjects to help others were found in subjects theirselves. The behavior that carried out by the subjectsmwere solely to expect blessing from Allah or God. They did voluntarily with the intention of worship and social activities without expecting any profit.
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TY - CONF AU - Septia Purwandani AU - Windy Rainata PY - 2019/03 DA - 2019/03 TI - Altruism of Free Road Crossing Services “Supeltas” BT - Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 208 EP - 211 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.52 DO - 10.2991/acpch-18.2019.52 ID - Purwandani2019/03 ER -