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The role of stakeholders in managing order and sanitation of Sukaramai traditional market


  • Hanif Arinda

    (Master of Development Studies, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia)

  • Fikarwin Zuska

    (Department of Anthropology, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia)

  • Zulkifli Lubis

    (Department of Anthropology, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia)


A traditional market is a place where people’s economic, social, and cultural activities occur. In Indonesia, the traditional market is known as the place which is, disorganized, dingy, stink, and disordered, but it is still favored by many people in meeting their daily needs. The objective of this study was to find out the role of stakeholders in managing the order and sanitation Sukaramai traditional market. The study used a descriptive qualitative method. The data were gathered by conducting interviews with some informants, consisted of Regional Government of Medan Market, Urban Civil Service Police, Sanitation Department of Medan, vendors, and buyers. The result of the research showed that the stakeholders had worked according to the Regional Regulation on the Management of order and sanitation of Sukaramai traditional market. However, the Sanitation Agency could not do its job well even though waste management in this market was not optimal. Vendors’ disobedience with the rules was also the cause of why this market could not be operated cleanly and neatly. Key Words: stakeholder;, order, sanitation, traditional market

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  • Hanif Arinda & Fikarwin Zuska & Zulkifli Lubis, 2019. "The role of stakeholders in managing order and sanitation of Sukaramai traditional market," International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), Center for the Strategic Studies in Business and Finance, vol. 8(5), pages 220-227, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:rbs:ijbrss:v:8:y:2019:i:5:p:220-227

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