International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Government Policy Dilemma in East Java: State, Society and Company
Rr Nanik Setyowati, FX Sri Sadewo, M. Legowo

In regional autonomy era, governments and community ability over coming problems occur becomes keyword. Not just being devised capable manages potential and produces local revenue, also must be able solving pertaining problems. In 2014, government and people were still facing problems that East Java has not yet settled, started from Syiah in Sampang, Lapindo Sidoarjo and Kelud Mountain scramble between Blitar and Kediri, added with the dolly localization closure in Surabaya. Qualitative approach used by understanding the constructs of society to mass media, interview and observation, this study observed government policies particularly provincial and regency / city government have crucial position. It could be the beginning of conflict, such as the Dolly closure and Kelud scramble, also can be bridge between parties to the conflict, as Syiah in Sampang and Lapindo depends on the conflict parties. Ability to holding and looking back problems as positive thing for common welfare becomes finishing conflict keyword.

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