Community Support System for International Women Workers - A Sociological Study in East Java Villages

Emy Susanti

Abstract

This paper is intended to analyze the lives of International women workers from a different point of view that is to reveal the lives of their families in the villages of origin. This paper is based on a study conducted in 2 (two) villages in East Java Province; there were the village of Arjowilangun, the Region of Malang and the village of Jetis, the Region of Madiun. The study using the Feminist perspectives based on qualitative research, incorporating quantitative data. The subjects of this study for two areas of study were 20 informants and 200 respondents of the family members, community leaders, former International women migrant workers and their neighbours. The data collection techniques were indepth interviews dan interviews using questionnaires. The facts indicate that problems faced by women working abroad were the absence of wife and mother figures in the lives of the families left behind for a long term. Accordingly, the families have developed specific mechanisms for maintaining the integrity and well-being of their families. This paper provides an analysis of the important roles of the community support system for the lives of their families in the villages.

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Susanti E. (2017). Community Support System for International Women Workers - A Sociological Study in East Java Villages.In 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE, ISBN 978-989-758-316-2, pages 412-421. DOI: 10.5220/0007099404120421


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@conference{icse17,
author={Emy Susanti},
title={Community Support System for International Women Workers - A Sociological Study in East Java Villages},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE,},
year={2017},
pages={412-421},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007099404120421},
isbn={978-989-758-316-2},
}


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TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE,
TI - Community Support System for International Women Workers - A Sociological Study in East Java Villages
SN - 978-989-758-316-2
AU - Susanti E.
PY - 2017
SP - 412
EP - 421
DO - 10.5220/0007099404120421