Globalization and the Emergence of Open Society in Larat Tanimbar MTB-Ambon (A Study on Social Relations Amendment Duan Lolat Culture)

Paulus Koritelu


This study is methodologically using a type of qualitative research. Base determining the location as a whole performed on seven villages on the island Larat or eight villages in the districts of North Tanimbar, but is only performed on four villages that exist and or adjacent to the city center Larat namely: Lelingluan, Ridoal, Ritabel and Watidal. Data obtained by the two main techniques, namely: first: in-depth Interview conducted on some of the key informants. Determination key informant done using snows ball sampling, the grounds for knowledge authors/researchers on the knowledge capacity of informants in the control substance data becomes very relative, which is why anyone who will further depend on the recommendation informants interviewed previously.

Globalization is a reality that have been, are going to continue to be experienced by each individual as well as groups and communities that exist in various parts of the world without being able to be inhibited by any force. From metropolitan centers to outlying villages are so remote all face the realities of globalization. Reality of globalization comes with a variety of influences for groups of people who experienced the process. One that can be called are: open society and a threat to the existence of its local culture. Human values ​​are universal, such as: honesty, and integrity be a gamble that is very worrying. Because there is the threat of degradation processes. When socio-cultural spaces (social space) which had previously been media interaction and social relations is now shifted to the electronic space (electronic space). Social relations between individuals and the group was in trouble and tension because of the situation.

Keywords: Globalization, Duan Lolat and Open Society.

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