Social Vulnerability of Oil Miners in Rural Areas
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- social vulnerability, traditional oil miners, rural
This article discusses the social vulnerability of informal workers in rural areas as the implications of global economic capitalism. Globalization is abstract, but its effects are felt by traditional oil miners, whose livelihood changes due to globalization. Musi Banyuasin area, in South Sumatra, includes one of the largest area for oil and gas producers in Indonesia. Even though the acceptance funds for the results have not been evident in Keban 1 village. This article is based on qualitative research methods using data collection techniques which consists of interviews, observations and document studies. The interview is unstructured and conducted on village officials, religious leaders, community leaders, traditional oil miners, and adolescents. Research validity uses data triangulation and peer de-briefing. Its findings show the social vulnerability of informal workers happens in the workers exposure, sensitivity, and adaptive capacity which is seen from the social, economic, and environmental dimenstions. Increasing economic difficulty rises along with other increasing social vulnerabilities. This paper covers vulnerability on traditional miners with high workloads and low safety precautions. The form of social vulnerability are reduced bonds of solidarity, increasing circulation of drugs and nightlife, as well as vulnerabilities towards vertical and horizontal social conflicts in mining areas. Physical environments are more degradable. For this reason, the improvement of human resources are required for the importance of education as a social elevator, assistance in training and community empowerment, as well as the strengthening of the institutional village society.
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TY - CONF AU - Vieronica Varbi Sununianti PY - 2017/11 DA - 2017/11 TI - Social Vulnerability of Oil Miners in Rural Areas BT - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICSPS 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 137 EP - 140 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsps-17.2018.29 DO - 10.2991/icsps-17.2018.29 ID - Sununianti2017/11 ER -