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Second Meeting

Membership in a political community or


state
1. From Legal and political status, it refers
to the status of being citizen
2. From social and moral responsibility, it
refers to involvement in public life and
affairs
3. From educational perspective, it refers to
the preparation of helping people to be
active, informed and responsible Citizens

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Making a habit of being kind and good


person/citizen towards others
Being responsible person to obey rules
Awareness of surrounding and community
involvement
Increasing social and moral awareness to
community
Reduce the political illiteracy
Being ready to participate as active and
responsible citizen
Appreciation of the importance of looking
after the environment

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Paying taxes
Serving in military obligation
Obeying laws enacted by ones
government
Commitment and loyalty to the
democratic political community and state
Participation in improving quality of
political and civic life
Respecting the rights of others
Defending ones own right and the rights
of others against those who would abuse
them

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Citizenship is membership in a

political community
(City/town/State/country)
Impacts:
a. rights to political participant

35 political
parties in
the Indonesian
General Election
in 2009

Giving votes in legislative


and presidential elections

b. be legally subject to a state and


its
protection
c. State regulates the identities of
its
citizens
and controls individual, social
rights
and responsibility

Identity Card
Passport
Drivers licence
Membership card of library
Membership card of organization

2. Status or ways of being good citizen


Impact:
a. working towards the betterment of
ones community
b. volunteer work
c. Improve life for all citizens
d. prevent horizontal conflicts in
society

Respect each other


Helping each other
Obey the community rules
Increase sense of good community
Well informed
Giving vote
Active and responsible to community

Identity Card
Passport
Drivers licence
Membership card of library
Membership card of organization

2. Status or ways of being good citizen


Impact:
a. working towards the betterment of
ones community
b. volunteer work
c. Improve life for all citizens
d. prevent horizontal conflicts in
society

Respect each other


Helping each other
Obey the community rules
Increase sense of good community
Well informed
Giving vote
Active and responsible to community

Caring and contributing the betterment


of country
Obeying laws and rules
Active participant in family, school,
community and country
Get involved in the governments efforts
Speak out against social injustice
Work for equality, fairness, safety for all
people
Respect authority

The role of citizenship is very important


to keep the country/community going on

The primacy of citizenship is central.


Without citizenship there is no element
that contributes to the community/
society, nobody practice laws and
regulations, no body carries out political
rights and responsibility.

Figure out the political situation


surrounding you
What are the existing condition and
situation (Structure of community,
access in education and work, etc)?
What will be your activities to
empower them in the political
capability?