Adolescent Perceptions Of Large-Scale Social Distancing Policies

Seno Budhi Ajar


The purpose of this study is to determine the perceptions of adolescence towards large-scale social distancing based on the adaptation typology of Robert K. Merton and to know the potential for deviations by late adolescents during large-scale social distancing. This research uses descriptive quantitative method. The sampling technique used purposive sampling where the sample taken was adolescents aged 17-20 years. Data collection techniques in this study using a questionnaire. The data analysis technique used is descriptive and percentage techniques. Based on the research results it can be concluded, first, that all respondents have positive perceptions of large-scale social distancing. This can be seen from the results is 82.67% of respondents chose conformity. 9.33% of respondents chose innovation, and 8.00% of respondents chose ritualism. Second, the potential factor causing the deviation is economic factors, the desire to exercise and the effectiveness of the implementation of large-scale social distancing.


Large-Scale Social Distancing, Adaptation Typology Of Robert K, Deviation

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