Inter-Ethnic Conflict Samawa and Bali in Sumbawa, Indonesia

Syaifuddin Iskandar


Socio-cultural factors are dominant factors widen the conflict. The research objective was to understand the causes of ethnic conflict Samawa and Bali in terms of socio-cultural aspects of Sumbawa and know the integration efforts between the two ethnic groups using a qualitative approach according to the emic perspective of the perpetrators and witnesses conflict using simultaneous interactive model . The results of the study explained that the clash of cultures and ethnic conflict will occur in multi-cultural societies. Conflict can lead to chaos and change attitudes and behavior patterns in society, and conflict management is done by building understanding to maintain balance (integration) between ethnic Samawa and Bali who live in the community.

Keywords: Conflict, Ethnic, Cultural Social, Sumbawa

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