Melibatkan Diri dalam Permainan Kuasa: Eksplorasi Etika Politik Melalui Lensa Tradisi Mangain terhadap Elit Politik
Keywords:Grant of surname, Political Ethic, Dimensions of Political Ethics, Electoral Interests
This article describes several phenomena related to the mangain tradition (giving surnames) to several political actors or politicians by several clan associations with an analysis of the political ethics of these phenomena. The purpose of this study is to look at the political ethical aspects of the granting of surnames to political actors or politicians by looking at the expected political dimensions of the granting of the surname. The literature review used is the dimension of political ethics which consists of means, goals, and political action. The method used in this article uses qualitative methods with data collection techniques through primary data by interviewing traditional leaders and secondary data through literature study relevant to this article. The results of this study are that the granting of clans from the political ethical dimension is: Means, clan groups as a means for politicians to then aggregate their political interests besides clan groups also have interests in their clan groups. The purpose of giving a surname is for the benefit of the group, pride, and popularity of the clan. Political Action, where to expedite these goals, the granting of a surname is one way to obtain these goals. In addition, the granting of surname is one of the sacred traditions, so in this case the granting of surname must be based on strong noble value considerations, not only based on momentary political interests.