The Relation between Business and Authority: Maros Political Atmospheric Study in Indonesia

Adi Sumandiyar


The purpose of this study is to get the in-depth information about the patterns of relationship between the authorities and business groups on the political atmosphere in Maros, Indonesia This research was conducted using qualitative method with a constructivist approach. Data were obtained through advertising and electronic media in which the researcher acted as the research instrument. The data were used to investigate the relationship between the authorities and entrepreneurs on the political atmosphere in Maros, Indonesian The sources consisted of documentation and informants. The technique used in this study was in-depth interviews. Furthermore, the data were analyzed by interactive analysis intended to look at the process, the meaning, and the effect of the production and reproduction of the discourse. The results showed that the power of relation between the authorities and business groups had two objective and subjective dimensions and reacted reciprocally in producing up to reproducing the discourse of power that resulted in support for the authorities group of top level, mid-level, and the lowest authority levels in the region.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2017.v8n4s1p165

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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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