Study of Social Behavior of Village Consultative Body Members (BPD) in Tunjungtirto Village, Singosari Sub-District, Malang Regency


  • Ida Bagus Suardika University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia
  • I Made Weni University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia
  • Roos Widjajani University of Merdeka Malang, Indonesia



Attitude, Action, Decision, Social Behavior


This study aims to describe and analyze the social behavior of BPD members in Tunjungtirto Village, Singosari Sub-District, Malang Regency, with indicators namely attitudes, actions, and decision making, and describe and analyze internal and external causes behind the social behavior of BPD members in Tunjungtirto Village. This study uses a qualitative approach. The technique goes through three stages of this research, namely: data condensation, data display, and drawing conclusions/verification. The results of the analysis show that the members of the BPD of Tunjungtirto Village will basically support the decisions of the village government if the decisions are carried out in accordance with the main tasks and results of the village deliberations. When members of the Tunjungtirto Village BPD feel disapproval of the village government's decision, then the actions taken are (1) remain silent and do not express an opinion, (2) continue to sign the minutes which means agreeing to the results of the deliberation decision, even though this action is against their conscience. (3) showing disapproval through passive aggression, for example not attending meetings and displaying displeased expressions through facial expressions or voice intonation, and (4) refusing to sign the minutes even though BPD members understand that if only one person does not sign, then the result of the deliberation decision will continue to run. The members of BPD Desa Tunjungtirto decided to keep signing the minutes, which meant agreeing to the decision of the deliberation. The decision taken is actually contrary to their attitude. Religious values, cultural values, and personal values ??are internal factors that influence the social behavior of BPD members in Tunjungtirto Village. The existence of a control function from community members, imitating the behavior of previous members of the Tunjungtirto Village BPD, and the Ewuh pakewuh culture which is very attached to become external factors that affect the social behavior of Tunjungtirto Village BPD members. The social behavior of BPD members of Tunjungtirto Village is motivated by internal factors and external factors that result in discrepancies between their attitudes and actions, resulting in cognitive dissonance.


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How to Cite

Ida Bagus Suardika, I Made Weni, & Roos Widjajani. (2022). Study of Social Behavior of Village Consultative Body Members (BPD) in Tunjungtirto Village, Singosari Sub-District, Malang Regency. International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities (IJRSS) ISSN:2582-6220, DOI: 10.47505/IJRSS, 3(9), 38–52.

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