Social Reharmonization After The Salim Kancil Event Analysis Of The Empowerment Of Economic Independence Of The Selok Awar-Awar Community, Pasirian, Lumajang Regency

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Moh.Sutomo, Ainur rafik


Mining conflicts have led to the emergence of open resistance from mining communities to investors and their supporters, causing social disharmony. Over time, efforts to rehabilitate the sand mining community in Selok Awar-Awar have begun. Social and economic problems are the dominant factors. It is interesting to study in more depth the emergence of reharmonization after the Salim Kancil incident through empowering the sand mining community itself for economic independence, in addition to efforts from the local government.

This research was conducted with a qualitative approach with an explorative type, with the subjects of the research of the Selok Awar-Awar Village community. The retrieval technique used observation, interviews and documentation and analyzed using the descriptive qualitative model of Miles and Hubermans.

The results showed that: 1) The phenomenon of the Salim Kancil incident among the people of Selok Awar-Awar sand mining, Pasasirian district, district. Lumajang is (a) as an advocacy movement against government policies and investors that harm society. And (b) as a social movement demands changes in conditions more due to environmental damage caused by sand mining practices. 2) Social rehabilitation after the Salim Kancil incident in Selok Awar-Awar village, Pasasirian district, district. Lumajang is carried out through: (a) reconciliation which includes (1) internal reconciliation of villagers, (2) reconciliation between the victim's family and the perpetrator, (3) stopping the export of the Salim Kancil incident to the public. 3) Community empowerment for the economic independence of the sand mining community is carried out by (1) returning to the fields, (2) economic partnerships with timber companies, and (3) developing MSMEs for cassava crackers and livestock.

The Salim Kancil incident has brought changes to economic and social patterns towards the reharmonization and economic independence of the Selok Awar-Awar community, Pasirian District, Lumajang Regency.

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