Pemanfaatan Modal Sosial Dalam Upaya Meningkatkan Kemandirian Mantan Tenaga Kerja Indonesia Di Kabupaten Lampung Timur

Diana Ambarwati
2019 Jurnal Penelitian  
This article will focus on how social capital namely trust, norms, network, reciprocity can be used to increase the independence of former Indonesian Workers in the Rintisan Market of TKI in East Lampung, by conducting field research and using a sociological approach. Being economically independent is a dream of every ex-migrant worker in East Lampung. The social capital that is owned is enough to deliver to the independence of former migrant workers economically. The social capital owned by
more » ... capital owned by former migrant workers in East Lampung includes (1) trust. High trust (hight trust) will produce the willingness and courage to cooperate. (2) Norm (applicable social order / institution). The agreed norms make everyone act as the basis of the agreement and common goals of the community of former migrant workers who are developing economic independence. (3) Network (network between members), a strong network makes ex-migrant workers quickly get information both related to suppliers, market opportunities, and new business opportunities, as well as opportunities to get training education in collaboration with outside parties. (4) Reciprocity is what then makes the members of Labuhan Ratu market as fellow ex-migrant workers who share the same interests to help each other, strengthen each other and motivate each other to achieve independence. To see how much social capital has an influence on increasing the independence
doi:10.21043/jp.v13i1.4191 fatcat:prjaet7kvbbsjarjwg3mdbhgfi