First International Conference on Advances in Education, Humanities, and Language, ICEL 2019, Malang, Indonesia, 23-24 March 2019

Research Article

Local Skills and Social Capital to Improve Creative Industry of Thematic Kampong

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.23-3-2019.2284923,
        author={H S Rini},
        title={Local Skills and Social Capital to Improve Creative Industry of Thematic Kampong},
        proceedings={First International Conference on Advances in Education, Humanities, and Language, ICEL 2019, Malang, Indonesia, 23-24 March 2019},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEL},
        year={2019},
        month={7},
        keywords={creative industry local skill social capital thematic kampong},
        doi={10.4108/eai.23-3-2019.2284923}
    }
    
  • H S Rini
    Year: 2019
    Local Skills and Social Capital to Improve Creative Industry of Thematic Kampong
    ICEL
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.23-3-2019.2284923
H S Rini1,*
  • 1: Sociology and Anthropology Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: hartatisulistyorini@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to analyze the significance of local skills and social capital in the growth and development of the people’s creative industry that developed in the thematic kampong policy in Semarang and the challenges it faces. The methods is qualitative descriptive by using the comparison of the three thematic kampong in Semarang. The results shows that: 1) local skill was used for determining the characteristics of the people's creative industry; 2) the form of strengthening local skills are conducted by training in skills, teaching skills from generation to generation, and improving innovations; 3) the role of social capital are seen in the aspects of socio-economic networks, trust, and norms, both in terms of production and product sales (direct and online); and 4) the challenges appear as internal challenges and external challenges on a larger scale.