The Ideology Behind the Power Relations of Punggawa-Sawi in Bajo Ethnic Fishermen in North Tiworo, West Muna Regency

  •  Akhmad Marhadi    


The power relations that arise in the life of Bajo ethnic fishermen are predominantly influenced by the ideology practiced by the superior group, punggawa to control sawi as an inferior group. The purpose of this study is to analyze the ideology behind the power relations of punggawa-sawi in Bajo ethnic fishermen in North Tirowo. The method used was a qualitative approach with data collection techniques namely observation, interview and document study. The results of the study showed that the ideology of power, the ideology of capitalism, and the ideology of religiosity are the ideologyies that cause the existence of power relations of punggawa to sawi. The ideologies are used by punggawa to lead, control and manage the social, economic, political and cultural life of sawi fishermen to get the maximum profit while fulfilling all the interests and desires of punggawa.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1916-9655
  • ISSN(Online): 1916-9663
  • Started: 2009
  • Frequency: semiannual

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