Political Literacy and Money Politics in Indonesia The Phenomena of Money Politics in Jakarta's Local Election on 2017
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- Jakarta's local election 2017, money politics, political behavior, political literacy
General Election was one of the indicators of democratization beside other values of democracy. Beside presidential election, general local election was held in Indonesia under the law of No.32/2004 about Local Government. As completing the general local election, law No.22/2007 about the implementation of general election was composed. The number of political participation of general local election 2017 was increased compare to 2012. However, the phenomena of money politics in several district, was also coloring the event of general local election of Indonesia on 2017. Election Monitoring Institution (Bawaslu) found that there are 600 cases of money politics from 101 districts in Indonesia, include what happened in Jakarta. According to these cases, Edward Aspinal used the concept of patronage and clientelisme. These concept used as indicator that there are great beneficial within political elite to distribute something, even money, things or other to the constituent to get their political support. Clientelisme consist on a reciprocal, hierarchy, the repetition aspect. Societies tend to think pragmatism in this beneficial exchange. The solution of this money politics in Jakarta's local election 2017 is by continuously improving the political literacy for all Indonesian people, especially for a political elite. Receiving money, things or services from the elite that would be exchanged by political right of constituent, will break the great values of democratization
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TY - CONF AU - Ana Sabhana Azmy PY - 2017/11 DA - 2017/11 TI - Political Literacy and Money Politics in Indonesia The Phenomena of Money Politics in Jakarta's Local Election on 2017 BT - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICSPS 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 198 EP - 200 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsps-17.2018.41 DO - 10.2991/icsps-17.2018.41 ID - Azmy2017/11 ER -