Social Construction of Dadapsari Villagers Concerning the Existence of Rumah Baca Teratai in Pepe River Bank in Kelurahan Sangkrah, Pasar Kliwon Sub District

Eufrasia Kartika Hanindraputri, Mahendra Wijaya, Bagus Haryono


This research focused on Social Construction of Dadapsari villagers concerning the existence of Rumah Baca Teratai (Teratai Reading House) as the attempt of realizing critical consciousness in marginal neighborhood. This study was a descriptive qualitative research. Data source was derived from the result of observation, interview, photographing, library study and electronic media. The informants were selected using purposive sampling one. The result of research showed that the characteristics of Dadapsari villagers belong to lower-middle class with high population density. The social construction of Dadapsari villagers was shown with the externalization of Rumah Baca Teratai presence in 2013 eroding the image that have ever been experienced. The objectification was conducted in 2 stages: significance and stock of knowledge with interaction. Internalization was the process of creating critical consciousness among Dadapsari villagers starting from the presence of magic consciousness, naïve consciousness, to the shift from naïve consciousness to critical consciousness. The implementation of communicative action included dialogue and transfer of knowledge to students in the attempt of creating public sphere not for surrounding people.

Keywords: Rumah Baca Teratai, Social Construction, Critical Consciousness

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