The Political Culture of Debutant Voters (Analysis Study of Political Culture of Students as Debutan Voters in North Sumatera University)
Available Online November 2016.
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- Political Culture, Politics, Debutant Voters, Students, Parochial, Subject, Participative
- Based on the fact that the debutant voters is one of the potential voters in every election and it have a big number of vote in this present democratic era. So the debutant voters is one of the main targets in any kind of political campaigneither for political party or the candidates leaders in the election, both as governor, mayor, or the bupati. The voice of the voters had a hand in determining the direction of this country. Things like this shows how voters have a particular significance in politics, for that it is necessary to do research on the political culture of the debutant voters. Therefore it is important to map out the political culture of the debutant voters in this regard students as an agents of change and a hope of the nation, whether they are characterised as parochial, subject, participatory political culture or a combination of them, and will specifically identify the orientation of the political culture of the students. Through the study of political culture we can know and understand how the attitudes of students towards a political system which would then affect demand, feedback, support and student orientation to the political system. So that the student intent carry out his activities in the political system or the factors that caused the political shift is also understandable. In addition, the condition of a democratic nation, students are expected to have an understanding of the politics well and also how they were able to apply a political understanding of the political orientation of both local and national. University of North Sumatra as one of the major universities in Indonesia and the largest outside the island of Java, the number of students are more than 32,000 people, the author feel the need to map out and describe the model of political culture and orientation of student as the debutant voters in USU. By using quantitative methods, author distribute a questionnaire in 14 faculties at USU for entering year of 2011 to 2013. The result is a political culture of USU's students belonging to the model of participatory political culture, it is portrayed on their awareness and involvement in various activities both organized and in their understanding of the political dynamics in Indonesia. The direct involvement of students in evaluating government policies are also loaded to the awareness and concern for the growing phenomenon of political issues at this time.
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TY - CONF AU - Adil Arifin PY - 2016/11 DA - 2016/11 TI - The Political Culture of Debutant Voters (Analysis Study of Political Culture of Students as Debutan Voters in North Sumatera University) BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1 EP - 12 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-16.2017.1 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-16.2017.1 ID - Arifin2016/11 ER -