Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Indonesian Social & Political Enquiries (ICISPE 2018)

Commodification of Labor And Structuration On Local Public Broadcasters ‘Swara Kendal’

Authors
Saifudin, Saifudin
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Saifudin
Available Online October 2019.
Keywords
commodification; structuration; labor; local public broadcaster
Abstract
Labor issues are a sensitive issue because they involve the lives of workers. The problem is the large number of labor force, uneven distribution, limited employment opportunities, low wages, slow employment growth, small social security, low welfare, termination of employment (PHK), unemployment, outsourced systems are problems to many industries, including the media industry. Competition between companies results in businesses that are effective in managing labor to get the maximum profit. This study describes about regulating the commodification of labors in local public broadcasters (LPPL) Swara Kendal, mass media owned by regional government. This study uses a critical paradigm with qualitative approach and case studies method. The study reveals commodification of labor on LPPL Swara Kendal occurs through absolute exploitation and relatively comparable exploitation, low wages, double duties, and adaptation obligations. Commodification of labor involve the process; Mistification, Reification, and Naturalization. Then the structure duality model to understand the relationship between structure and agent. The practice of structuration on LPPL Swara Kendal occurs between the Regional Government (structure) with the Directors of LPPL Swara Kendal (agent), and between the Directors of LPPL Swara Kendal (structure) with Labor (agent), strusturation between the structure and the agent raises the interplay.
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Proceedings
3rd International Conference on Indonesian Social & Political Enquiries (ICISPE 2018)
Publication Date
October 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-805-5
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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