Mengapa Siswa Sekolah Dasar Menggepeng? (Studi Kasus Desa Muntigunung, Karangasem, Bali)

  • I Wayan Sadia Jurusan Ilmu Pendidikan, Pascasarjana, UNDIKSHA
  • Ketut Suma Jurusan Pendidkan IPA, Pascasarjana, UNDIKSHA
  • I Ketut Supir Jurusan Desain Komunikasi Visual, FBS, UNDIKSHA


This paper aims to explain the causes of elementary school students in Muntigunung Village perform the aberrant behavior outside their village within a few days. This study was conducted by observation and in-depth interviews to understand the various factors and reasons of students that caused them become beggars. In this study it was found that by being a beggar, students who choose to beg have to skip school, so that it can make students lose their study time. As with the ideas of Bourdieu and Martono, symbolic violence can be done by people who have power over others. In the case, the symbolic violence done by parents who have power over his son which is they are an elementary school students. His father is able to force the child and his wife to practice begging. On the other hand, as a mother in the end it enables to force them to beg their children to beg on the streets to fulfill their husbands' wishes and ensure their children's safety. In a state of urgency, his son was finally willing to follow his mother's begging, even though it is outside of their desire to go to school. By this case, it is expected that there is social assistance in every family to stop the practice of begging by continous program, both from the social office of the district, provincial social offices and academics.

How to Cite
SADIA, I Wayan; SUMA, Ketut; SUPIR, I Ketut. Mengapa Siswa Sekolah Dasar Menggepeng? (Studi Kasus Desa Muntigunung, Karangasem, Bali). Seminar Nasional Riset Inovatif, [S.l.], v. 5, p. 847-854, nov. 2017. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 june 2019.