Motives, Perceptions and Processes of Madurese Migrant Workers

Ismail, Iriani and Kurniasari, Netty Dyah and Rahayu, Eni Sri (2019) Motives, Perceptions and Processes of Madurese Migrant Workers. In: ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia.

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The condition of Indonesia's labor problems in East Java is very high. Based on the data there are about seven thousand problematic Indonesian Workers in East Java. Of these, the migrant worker from Madura is around 70%. They come from 4 regencies, namely Bangkalan, Sampang, Pamekasan and Sumenep. Based on these facts, this article wants to analyze the motives and their processes to become migrant workers. Specifically, the purpose of this research is to explore the motives behind the Madurese to become migrant workers. This study also wants to analyze the process of becoming migrant worker. Furthermore, this research wants to know what skills are prepared and needed by migrant workers before going abroad. This informant is a migrant worker from Pamekasan Regency. Data collection methods are interviews and observations. The results show that the motives of being migrant workers are varied, namely economic reasons, education and prestige. The process is diverse, some use brokers (illegal) and some do not use brokers (illegal).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: motive migrant workers madura
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2021 07:53
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2021 07:53

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