Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences Education - "Multicultural Transformation in Education, Social Sciences and Wetland Environment" (ICSSE 2017)

Law as a Tool of Social Engineering

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Harpani Matnuh
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Harpani Matnuh
Available Online November 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icsse-17.2018.28How to use a DOI?
Keywords
law; tool; social engineering
Abstract
Social change is shifting or changing that occurs as a variation of the accepted way of life because of changes in geographical conditions, material culture, demographic composition, ideology, and defuse or new discoveries in society [1]. The changes that occur in society will bring changes to the other social institutions and create new life in developing society that is from the traditional society to modern society. Indonesian society as a developing society will undergo changes both evolutionarily and revolutionarily. Evolutionary changes will change slowly because it is deeply bound to cultural values. Meanwhile, revolutionary changes often lead to pros, cons, and disorganization that can cause turmoil in people's lives or create distorted and contradictory new values to the basic values which must be maintained. Therefore, to overcome the negative impacts of the social engineering, in which the law in Indonesia adheres to the civil law system made by the ruler is binding, enforcing, and sanctioning, the law can serve as an effective tool to control the life of the community or in a broad sense "law as a tool of social engineering". In principle, the function of law as a tool of social engineering has an important role, especially in the intended or planned changes. In a complex and transitional society toward change, bureaucracy plays an important role in social action, and the most appropriate tool is to apply law enforcement.
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