Elitism in Policy Planning on Village Government

Kumalasari, A and Suharto, D G and Haryanti, R H (2019) Elitism in Policy Planning on Village Government. In: WESTECH 2018, 8 December 2018, Medan, Indonesia.

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Ideally, policy presents as a public preference or simply it is public goods, even in the smallest scope like the villager. However, the reality is that some policies of village governance have many disadvantageous to the villager. As a sample is in the Cikeruh Village regarding the recommendation letter of Cikeruh village Head about the flat house construction. The policy has caused pro and contra side among the villager, because the villager was surprised by the construction of an apartment and not flat house like before in letter recommendation, and some people in AMDAL zone did not feel involved in any discussion from the beginning related to the construction of the flat house. Village government plays an important role in mediating villagers with other stakeholders to make policy by involving the villager in every policy process from start to finish not otherwise dominating the policy process with others to get personal or group interests. The secondary data is collected through the study of the documentation in particular to documents related to the recommendation letter of the head of Cikeruh village about the flat house construction. The conclusion is that the villager is entitled to participate in any existing policy process. This research is intended to provide recommendation to the village governance to be wiser in policy process by involving the villager appropriate with the portion already regulated by the law.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: elitism; policy planning; village government
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2021 09:50
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2021 09:50
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/6018

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