Holistic Participative Based Model On Ethnic Mix Relations For Conflict Resolution: Case Study On Tionghoa (Chinese Indonesian) And Javanese Relations In Malang City, Indonesia


This article describes about the ethnic relations between Tionghoa (Chinese Indonesian) and Javanese relations. Both ethnics are living together and creates special pattern in some cities, include in Malang City, East Java, Indonesia. The ethnic relations among Tionghoa and Javanese in Malang city seem more peaceful and create togetherness. However, the ethnic sentiment toward Tionghoa is remain exist. The Tionghoa-Javanese relations in Malang City show that two ethnics are develop togetherness through social construction by integrating some elements like religious, respect and peace. Both ethnics are participating in some activities based on those elements and affect their daily life. Then, those elements are used to avoid the conflict and develop participative holistic model on the ethnic-mix relations and support city development. It is a qualitative research where data collected by interview toward selected informant and observations to some event which involve two ethnics. The result shows peaceful relations in Tionghoa-Javanese relations in Malang city are constructed from tolerance that is developed from religious and social meaning, which shape togetherness.

Keywords: Ethnic Relations, Holistic Participation, Javanese, Tionghoa, Togetherness.

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