Multikulturalisme Dalam Politik: Sebuah Pengantar Diskusi
Nur A. Fadhil Lubis
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This article shows the dilemmatic problems that have to answer by Indonesia. The dilemmatic problems are the existence of strong idealism of unity to pull the policies which ignore the variety and differentiation; on the other hand there are some sides that focus to the differentiation that make them want to let go from Indonesia. This article begins by adopted the realities that Indonesia’s facing which are the increasing number of aspiration to ethnic revivalism movement. This movement cause by increasing the negative perception about the threat of foreign cultural wave and the other ethnic group. Besides, the authors also discuss how the dynamics of ethnic group happened and also the appearance of internal and external conflict as effect of that dynamic. This article also discusses how cultural homogenization happens in global context from media mass and internet. What happen on all the dynamic process seen by the author as an interaction space, interpretation and cultural change that continuously happen and multi destination, but not happen in the same in the same intensity, there is “pressure” and “attraction” anywhere. The author discusses this process completely. It also discuss the strength of patrimonial with centralistic policy and hegemony power which mostly seen to expand ethnocentrism and shorten multiculturalism.