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

Responding Racial Discrimination in Indonesia Through Multicultural Education

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Melisa Prawitasari
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Melisa Prawitasari
Available Online November 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icsse-17.2018.47How to use a DOI?
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Racial Discrimination, Multicultural Education
Abstract

Indonesia is an archipelagic country that has a pluralistic society that comes from various tribes, races, religions, beliefs, and has its own culture in each region. In Indonesia's diversity should be a positive value for its citizens. However, it cannot be denied that this diversity can trigger conflict, especially racial discrimination, which is always a hot issue in every conflict that occurs in various regions in Indonesia. To counter conflict due to racial discrimination, there needs to be an understanding of multiculturalism in order to raise awareness by the community about the beauty of the differences. Therefore, the understanding of multiculturalism about awareness of the value of the importance of cultural diversity can be conveyed through educational media that can be planted early which resulting the seeds of racism can be denied early and expected to be lost then to create an Indonesian civil society.Indonesia is an archipelagic country that has a pluralistic society that comes from various tribes, races, religions, beliefs, and has its own culture in each region. In Indonesia's diversity should be a positive value for its citizens. However, it cannot be denied that this diversity can trigger conflict, especially racial discrimination, which is always a hot issue in every conflict that occurs in various regions in Indonesia. To counter conflict due to racial discrimination, there needs to be an understanding of multiculturalism in order to raise awareness by the community about the beauty of the differences. Therefore, the understanding of multiculturalism about awareness of the value of the importance of cultural diversity can be conveyed through educational media that can be planted early which resulting the seeds of racism can be denied early and expected to be lost then to create an Indonesian civil society.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences Education - "Multicultural Transformation in Education, Social Sciences and Wetland Environment" (ICSSE 2017)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2017
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978-94-6252-451-4
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2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icsse-17.2018.47How to use a DOI?
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© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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