The Perceptions of Nepotism and Political Participation in Students
Society participation is the main system of support for a democratic political system. As elections are the main instrument of democracy they require high and quality participation for the realization of substantive democracy. The population in this study were students of the Economic Law Study Program, and faculty of Sharia UIN Raden Intan Lampung, class of 2019. The total was 223 students, and with a cluster random sampling technique a sample of 84 students were used. The measuring instrument in this study used a data collection method in the form of a Likert scale consisting of two scales, namely the Political Participation Scale, and the Nepotism Perception Scale. The data were analyzed using the product moment correlation technique assisted by the JASP 0.16.1.0 for the Windows program. The results showed a correlation value of r = 0.611 with a significant level of p = 0.000 (p <0.01) which means the hypothesis is accepted and there is a significant relationship between the Perception of Nepotism and Political Participation with R2 = 0.373. This states that the independent variable makes an effective contribution of 37.3%.
Keywords: Political Participation, Perceptions of Nepotism and Students.
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