Political Education as the Civic Application Engagement for Strengthening Democracy (The Case Study in Grobogan Regency)

Suneki, Sri and Larasati, Endang and Yuwanto, Yuwanto and Fitriyah, Fitriyah (2021) Political Education as the Civic Application Engagement for Strengthening Democracy (The Case Study in Grobogan Regency). In: ICISPE 2020, 9-10 October 2020, Semarang, Indonesia.

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Abstract

Political education as a means of political socialization is certainly needed in an effort to improve the democracy quality. Political education can be carried out through political socialization and a process of transforming political values from society to individuals. Political education aims to increase public knowledge so that they can participate optimally in the political system. In accordance with the understanding of people sovereignty or democracy, people must be able to participate. Civic engagement is defined as collective and individual action taken to identify and demonstrate the relevance of general issues. To realize civic engagement, political knowledge and political information are needed. Civic engagement is synonymous with civic participation in which citizens participate in making policy. Civic engagement requires the citizens' engagement in policy making and other political activities for strengthening democracy. This study discusses political education, civic engagement and strategies or models in political education by all parties. This research is conducted by using an explanatory approach, and the finding shows that one of the most widely used and effective models in the implementation of political education is the extension model, religion recitation with the involvement of community leaders who have an interest in political activities.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: political education civic engagement
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 10 May 2021 09:59
Last Modified: 10 May 2021 09:59
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/3231

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