The Changing Identity of Karo Ethnic in Special Region of Yogyakarta

Lestari, Puji and Fatonah, Siti (2012) The Changing Identity of Karo Ethnic in Special Region of Yogyakarta. In: Proceeding of Jogya international Conference on Communication (JICC) "Communication in Culture: Whose Culture?", 21-22 November 2012, Yogyakarta.

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This artikel is research result relate to identity construct of Karo ethnic on multiethnic society in Yogyakarta. The existence of Karo people in Yogyakarta is showed through identity produced, construced, and negotiated to other ethnic on interethnic communication. Based on theoretical perspective of symbolic interaction, in general it studied concerning identity of Karo ethnic in multiethnic society. The main focuses are (1) how is identity of Karo ethnic constructed in multiethnic society in Special Region of Yogyakarta? (2) how are elements such as culture, language, custom, tradition, role, symbols and history make changing identity of Karo ethnic lived in Special Region of Yogyakarta? The data analysis of the research is conducted qualitatively based on interview result, participant observation, and documentary study. The finding show that either individual or group identity of Karo ethnic in Yogyakarta is not constant concern, but it rather changed, constructed and reconstructed. Those changing identity is always in interaction or other relation. The identity construction of Karo ethnic in Yogyakarta includes culture, language, custom, tradition, economic and symbols. Its implication is that negotiation may change the individual or collective identity through behavior and attitude, eating pattern, and type of food, use of native language, or less of understanding of other Karo custom.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Identity, Karo ethnic, symbolic interaction
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. M.Si Lestari Puji
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2018 08:05
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2020 03:40

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