Socio-Cultural Factors towards Poverty in the Regency Gunung Kidul Daerah Istimewa Yogjakarta Contribution of Indonesian Islam to the World Civilization

Any Widayatsari


This study attempted to see whether poverty prolonged in Gunung Kidul Yogyakarta Special Region was created from the perspective of Javanese philosophy of life which is based on a note of resignation, patience and Rilo. According Koentjoroningrat Rilo attitude and nrimo is justification of the attitude quickly give up in the face of adversity, while De Jong said that this attitude makes people passive. But according Pranowo, the views of the Javanese in accepting these difficulties does not mean they are fatalists (jabbariyah), reverse this view very positively (Qadarites), because even though the result of a determined effort by God, but humans have a duty to strive dam work hard, and do not justified to be passive waiting fate (Pranowo, 2011).This research found that the values ​​of Javanese philosophy nrimo, patient and Rilo not a factor that is causing the difficulties people out of poverty. Poverty persist because of the policy of poverty eradication that actually erode the independence and work ethic community, Gunung Kidul transform society into a society that is a hard worker who passively wait for help to come.

Keywords: Philosophy of Java, Poverty, Gunung Kidul

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