Vagrants’ Communication Behavior in Interpersonal Relations in Jakarta

Syaiful Rohim, Aim (2020) Vagrants’ Communication Behavior in Interpersonal Relations in Jakarta. Buletin Al-Turas, 26 (2). pp. 367-382. ISSN Print ISSN: 0853-1692, E-ISSN: 2579-5848

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The study aimed to know the communication management pattern of interpersonal communication activities among vagrants and other communities. The study made use of qualitative research intended to get complete description of interpersonal communication phenomena that occurred among vagrants and other communities. The research relied on observation and in-depth interviews with ten vagrants which were spread in some places in Jakarta, Depok, Tangerang Selatan, Tangerang, Bogor, and Bekasi. The collected data were analyzed using Johari Window theory to explain which frame underlay how vagrants conducted interpersonal and intrapersonal communication. The result showed that vagrants did their communication activities by dividing themselves into open and close areas. The other communication behavior was done through mechanism management of impression which was made to manage and organize how to behave in interpersonal communication and relation with others as a form of adaptation and an effort to keep harmony in social interaction and communication. It can be concluded that the vagrants are part of the social system and structure of the community that has traditions and culture that need to be respected and appreciated.
Keywords: vagrant; self; impression management, Johari Window

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education
Depositing User: Dr. Syaiful Rohim
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2020 15:08
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2020 15:08

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