You are here: Home Abstract Being Acehnese in Orphanage: A Study of Aceh Children’s Socialization in The Post Disaster Orphanages

Being Acehnese in Orphanage: A Study of Aceh Children’s Socialization in The Post Disaster Orphanages

Being Acehnese in Orphanage:  A Study of  Aceh Children’s Socialization in The Post Disaster Orphanages


Kuncoro Bayu Prasetyo


Abstrak

It is a study about the emergence of new orphanages after tsunami disaster in Aceh 2004, along with the parenting process happened in those orphanages to make the orphans become Aceh children as society’s hope. This research was done four years after the disaster. Qualitative research technique through participation observation and depth interview was done by the researcher during time there. The research questions are: 1) How does the process of socialization and upbringing of children in orphanages set up after the tsunami disaster in Aceh?; 2) What are the interests that appeared both inside the institution and in the parenting process done by the orphanages after the tsunami disaster in Aceh? ; and 3) How do the children who live in the orphanages interpret and realize their existence as Aceh children?
The Emerging of orphanage in post-tsunami period was driven mainly by the growing discourse and issues about the worry of the Aceh children exploitation, child trafficking and discoloration Acehnese culture and identity because of the adoption plan and placement of children out of Aceh areas.  The orphanage became a new social space as well as a child-care places for Aceh Children which can shape them as the next generation of Aceh culture stakeholder as expected by their society.
Also, the nursing in the orphanages cannot be separated from various interests, from the state, market or global culture politic. The dynamics happened in the orphanages thus is a small representation of what is happening in Aceh people’s life after the tsunami.

Key words: Aceh Children, Culture, Orphanages, Socialization

 



You are here: Home Abstract Being Acehnese in Orphanage: A Study of Aceh Children’s Socialization in The Post Disaster Orphanages