Political education in the perspective of law and democracy in Indonesia state administration system in gorontalo province
Arifin Tumuhulawa, J Ronald Mawuntu, Wulanmas APG Frederik, Tommy Sumakul
In carrying out political education, Political Parties shall be managed by the provisions of Article 13 of Political Parties’ Obligations in letter e) of Law Number 2 Year 2011 on Political Parties which said, “Political Parties shall carry out Political Education and convey the political aspirations of their members”. Article 31 Paragraph (1) of Law No. 2 Year 2011 on Political Parties states that political parties undertake political education for the community in accordance with the scope of their responsibilities with due regard to the gender justice and equality. The Elites of political parties tend to be trapped in the interests of obtaining power, even if it was done in an undemocratic manner. The problems analyzed in this research are: 1); The Effectiveness of the Implementation of Law Number 2 Year 2011 about Political Party In Indonesia State Administration System In Gorontalo Province. 2); The factors faced by political parties, government, and society in carrying out political education on the Indonesia State Administration System in Gorontalo Province. 3); The roles and effort of political parties, government, and society to implement political education in a legal and democratic perspective in Gorontalo Province. The theoretical frameworks used are the theory of the state law as the Grand Theory, the Theory of State Sovereignty as the Middle Theory, and the Theory of Democracy as the Applied Theory. This research is socio-legal research, with empirical juridical approach and was analyzed qualitatively. The results of this study explain that the implementation of Law Number 2 Year 2011 on the role Political Parties toward political education in the Indonesia state administration system in Gorontalo Province has not been effective. The factors faced by political parties, government, and society in carrying out political education of Indonesia state administration system in Gorontalo Province were the weak institutional capacity of political parties, weak law, lack of funding, and weakness of political and legal culture. The roles and effort of political parties, government, and society to carry out political education in the Legal and Democratic Perspective of Gorontalo Province are to improve the aspects of the laws related to political education and to encourage the responsibility of government and society in the implementation of political education.