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Local Wisdom “Atoni Meto” as an Alternative of Dispute Resolution Outside the Court in Developing Communities’ Moral Values in Kupang Regency

Journal: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Publications (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 37-42

Keywords : local wisdom; Atoni Meto; Alternative; Resolution; Dispute.;

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Ajito, Timoteus, 2018, Local wisdom “Atoni Meto“ as an alternative of dispute resolution outside the court in developing communities' moral values in Kupang regency, Thesis, Social education graduate program of Nusa Cendana University, Supervisors: (I) Prof. Dr. Mientje Ratoe Oedjoe (II) Dr. Hikmah. The purpose of this study is to describe the application of local wisdom “Atoni Meto” as an alternative to resolving disputes outside the court in developing the moral values of the community in Kupang regency. The focus of this study is the culture of the Atoni Meto community in relation to moral values, the characteristics of cases that cause disputes, the role of local wisdom “Atoni Meto” in dispute resolution, local wisdom as an alternative of dispute resolution is a priority for Atoni Meto. The method used in this study is a qualitative method with a phenomenalogical approach. Data collection techniques that used are observation, interviews and document studies. Data analysis uses interactive Miles and Huberman, which includes data collection, data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions. The results obtained in this study as follows: 1) Atoni Meto community has the nature of openness, solidarity, attachment and dependency one another, and a sense of brotherhood towards others is very thick because it contains moral values; 2) Characteristics of cases that lead to disputes in Kupang Regency include land disputes, violence against women, home violence, defamation, fighting disputes, and inheritance disputes; 3) The role of local wisdom “Atoni Meto” through traditional elders, community leaders, religious leaders and government officials is usually entrusted as negotiators, mediators, conciliators, arbitrators in resolving disputes that occur; 4. The choice of dispute based on local wisdom is easier to implement, obeyed by parties, respect on plurality, not embarrassing, fast and cheap, maintains kinship, harmony, cultural democracy, comprehensive, justified, theologically, has cultural legality, accepted sociologically and have a high level of trust (liability).

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