From Demonstration, Diplomacy to Jogokali: Strategy of the Ecofeminism Movement of the Victims Family Arrangement in Surabaya Strenkali Area

  • Ikhlasiah Dalimoenthe, Evy Clara, Yenina Akmal

Abstract

Arrangement urban slum areas is one of the problems faced by the government, especially in big cities. Population pressure due to urbanization and poverty are prone to causing conflicts in the arrangement of the area. However, there is also a participatory arrangement carried out by promoting dialogue. This paper aims to analyze Strategy of the Ecofeminism Movement of the Victims Family Arrangement in Surabaya Strenkali Area. Theoretically this paper uses Giddens' Structurization theory. In terms of methodology, this study uses a qualitative approach with a discourse analysis method which is sourced from research results and online news about the arrangement of the slum area. The study period is 1 month (End of April - Mid-May 2020). The results showed that arrangement of the slum area can be negotiated between the government and the families who inhabit the riverbanks. Arrangement is not always done with eviction, relocation, and violence. Surabaya Strenkali residents were able to carry out an ecofeminism movement strategy that living on the outskirts of the river was still able to protect the river ecosystem. The power of residents cohesiveness as a forum is able to play relations in and out of relationships and proves that ecologically based participatory social practices are able to change the government's view of the citizens who inhabit the Strenkali.

Published
2020-06-01