Change of Function and Role of Coastal Women in Biangkeke Village Regency of Bantaeng
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- houshold, status and role change, coastal women, seaweed
The phenomenon of shifting the functions and roles of women from the domestic sector to the public sector is a logical consequence of the development of science and technology, as well as the growing ideology of capitalism and liberalism up to the countryside. The fishermen in the formerly isolated and subsistence village of Biangkeke experienced significant social, economic, cultural and technological changes, so that they have become an open society and accept various elements of cultural values coming from outside. The entry of seaweed cultivation becomes the determinant for the change of function and the role of women. The focus of this study is the form of function and the ideal role of women according to local culture concept, and how the form and process change the function and role of coastal women after engaging in the management of seaweed cultivation, what is the impact of changes to the socio-economic life of the community. Using a qualitative approach by relying on in-depth interviews and observations involved as a data collection strategy. Data obtained from informants consisting of; women who have worked as seaweed managers for about five years, community leaders and government leaders who understand the issues studied. The analysis is done by sorting and integrating data to form the basis for the description and formulating meaningful statements that are then thickened into theoretical propositions and conclusions. The study found, firstly, that the change of function and role of coastal women in seaweed farming communities in Biangkeke village is related to the change of function from only managing the household affairs, to the functions and roles involved in seaweed farming. The process of change begins with the introduction of seaweed cultivation, then gradually the women involve themselves in the processing of seaweed cultivation. As a result of changes in the function and role of women in the village of Biangkeke is an increase in living standards and community welfare.
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TY - CONF AU - Hamka Naping AU - Dr Safriadi AU - Icha Musywirah PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - Change of Function and Role of Coastal Women in Biangkeke Village Regency of Bantaeng BT - Proceedings of the Unhas International Conference on Social and Political Science (UICoSP 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 85 EP - 87 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/uicosp-17.2017.24 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/uicosp-17.2017.24 ID - Naping2017/10 ER -