Internalization of Democracy Values: Best Practices of Central Java, Indonesia
Keywords:Democracy Value, Honesty, Tolerance, Deliberation, Education
The aim of this study is to reveal the internalization of democracy values in Central Java, Indonesia. The present study utilize a qualitative approach with a case study design. This present study focused on educators' and students' activities in Central Java, Indonesia, internalizing democracy values in their place. The authors conducted several interviews with all informants about the internalization of democracy values by educators. Several methods were implemented to improve validity, including triangulation of researchers, well-documented audit trail of materials and processes, and informant verification. The interactive (qualitative) data analysis process was adopted, namely data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing. The results showed that the informants were either educators, students, or those who spent various experiences related to democracy values. Four major themes emerged in this study, including strategies, barriers, outcomes, and prevention. Need for comprehensive and longitudinal study for detailed findings.