Proceedings of the 1st Hasanuddin International Conference on Social and Political Sciences, HICOSPOS 2019, 21-22 October 2019, Makassar, Indonesia

Research Article

Hegemony for Local Politics Settlement in Murung Raya Regency

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2291592,
        author={Siti Mauliana Hairini and Rahmat  Hidayat},
        title={Hegemony for Local Politics Settlement in Murung Raya Regency},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st Hasanuddin International Conference on Social and Political Sciences, HICOSPOS 2019, 21-22 October 2019, Makassar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={HICOSPOS},
        year={2020},
        month={2},
        keywords={hegemony democracy local politics},
        doi={10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2291592}
    }
    
  • Siti Mauliana Hairini
    Rahmat Hidayat
    Year: 2020
    Hegemony for Local Politics Settlement in Murung Raya Regency
    HICOSPOS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2291592
Siti Mauliana Hairini1,*, Rahmat Hidayat1
  • 1: Government Sciences Department, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, South of Kalimantan, Indonesia
*Contact email: yanahairini@gmail.com

Abstract

Mostly the study about democracy especially in developing country has been showed the phenomena about oligarchy, politics of clan, and political dynasty. But this research wants to show that oligarchy, politics of clans, even political dynasty is only a product of “hegemony” which modified the democracy to be controlled terrain. Hegemony and democracy are the perfect match to dominate power without conflict, and for local elites it’s the best way to make a settlement of power in local government by hegemonic local people. This research used qualitative method with study cased approach which located in Murung Raya Regency. Key informants were Regent, Deputy Regent, Community leaders, and the winning team of elected Regent in Murung Raya Regency. The results were showed that the hegemony has started by political consensus between elites in politics and community of Murung Raya. Hegemony also used mediator to spreads discourses to support local elite in Murung Raya governance. And also, Culture and political compromise has used to controlled people and handling the power. In the end, hegemony is not only about the inculcation of meaning and values by intellectual and cultural techniques but also by emotional ties, empathy, and love which gradually embedded by the elites.