Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Psychology and Health Issues, ICoPHI 2023, 4 November 2023, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia

Research Article

Students' Political Disappointment Led to the Positive Online Movement for the Republic of Indonesia : A Study of Padang Students Regarding Their Cultural Attachment

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.4-11-2023.2344396,
        author={Indriyani  Santoso and Agitia Kurniati Asrila and Zakwan  Adri},
        title={Students' Political Disappointment Led to the Positive Online Movement for the Republic of Indonesia : A Study of Padang Students Regarding Their Cultural Attachment},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Psychology and Health Issues, ICoPHI 2023, 4 November 2023, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICOPHI},
        year={2024},
        month={3},
        keywords={government dissapointment cultural attachment online radicalism social movement local wisdom},
        doi={10.4108/eai.4-11-2023.2344396}
    }
    
  • Indriyani Santoso
    Agitia Kurniati Asrila
    Zakwan Adri
    Year: 2024
    Students' Political Disappointment Led to the Positive Online Movement for the Republic of Indonesia : A Study of Padang Students Regarding Their Cultural Attachment
    ICOPHI
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.4-11-2023.2344396
Indriyani Santoso1,*, Agitia Kurniati Asrila1, Zakwan Adri1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Padang
*Contact email: indriyani@fpk.unp.ac.id

Abstract

Dissatisfaction with the Government emerged as protests against corruption from lower to upper levels, which the Government could not handle properly. In addition, most respondents were disappointed with government decisions, especially the passing of laws that caused demand to increase. The Government's failure to create jobs is something that students in Padang are calling for so that the Government can make changes and work better. This dissatisfaction was also expressed by students, a driving generation that pays attention and cares about the political situation and the Indonesian Government. This qualitative research aims to find out a picture of student dissatisfaction with the Government and the risk of exposure to online radicalism as a result. Results of descriptive data theme analysis with NVIVO coding assistance for 217 respondents with 12 cultural backgrounds. Then, the causes of dissatisfaction with the Government were found, namely acts of corruption, the problem of underdeveloped and unequal education, prices of necessities that continued to rise, the existence of individuals in the Government who created feelings of distrust, corruption, not listening to the aspirations of the people, nepotism, lack of availability of fields. It was found that students in Padang will be attached to culture as their cultural background, moving them towards positive social movements