Poverty Culture of Community in Bengawan Solo River Bank in Surakarta, Indonesia­

Dita Agnes Dekasari, Ahmad Zuber, Yulius Slamet

Abstract

Riverbank is one of population-dense settlements and slum areas dwelled by many poor people. Bengawan Solo River bank is the settlement area for poor people in Surakarta City. This research aims­ to find out the manifestation of poverty culture in Bengawan Solo River bank community. This qualitative research with explanatory case study was taken place in Surakarta with the poor people living in Bengawan Solo River bank area as the unit of analysis. This study employed Oscar Lewis’ poverty culture theory and informants were selected using purposive sampling technique. Data collection was carried out through in-depth interview, observation, and documentation of activities related to the manifestation of poverty culture in Bengawan Solo River bank community. Validity test was conducted using data source and method triangulations while data analysis using explanation development. The result showed that they realized the legality of their living-land but they did not desire to move to the flat due to their fear of losing their occupations as well as they had been living there for a long time. They were dependent on collecting-rubbish job for their livelihood because they have no other occupation choice due to their low level of education. In addition, they were not afraid of flood disaster from river water overflowing and considered it as calamity because it had occurred usually and frequently.

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Dekasari D., Zuber A. and Slamet Y. (2018). Poverty Culture of Community in Bengawan Solo River Bank in Surakarta, Indonesia­.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS, ISBN 978-989-758-348-3, pages 782-785. DOI: 10.5220/0007551307820785


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icps18,
author={Dita Agnes Dekasari and Ahmad Zuber and Yulius Slamet},
title={Poverty Culture of Community in Bengawan Solo River Bank in Surakarta, Indonesia­},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS,},
year={2018},
pages={782-785},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007551307820785},
isbn={978-989-758-348-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS,
TI - Poverty Culture of Community in Bengawan Solo River Bank in Surakarta, Indonesia­
SN - 978-989-758-348-3
AU - Dekasari D.
AU - Zuber A.
AU - Slamet Y.
PY - 2018
SP - 782
EP - 785
DO - 10.5220/0007551307820785