Health warning in the cigarette advertisement (on perspective of symbolic interaction theory)

Oktavia, Lina Ihdayani (2016) Health warning in the cigarette advertisement (on perspective of symbolic interaction theory). Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo.

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The focus of this thesis is to explain about health warning in cigarette advertisement though the perspective of symbolic interaction theory. This thesis research examined in micro, The Important ethical principles in advertisement could not be lying, among others. Human autonomy must be respected. In the last article, we look at the following four factors that must be considered in applying these principles, if we want to establish a balanced assessment of the advertisement ethic. In this case, the intents advertisers are on advertising content, the state of public fixed and habited in the field of advertising. Seeing the function of advertising itself is seen as an attempt advertising communication; advertising is described as the communication between the manufacturer and the market, seller and potential buyer in the advertising communication process to convey a message. Thus the advertising gets the impression that the advertising includes in providing information, and the most important thing is to introduce a product or service. So researchers are convinced by this approach, and then two cases of exploitation of this will be answered. (1) How is the analysis of health warning in cigarettes advertising perspective of Symbolic Interaction, (2) How is the impact of cigarette ads against the social life of the community. This research was conducted with qualitative approach which viewed systemically with problems described in the descriptive. In addition to the observation of a few ads on television, in the pack of smoking, billboard. This data will be analyzed through two stages: (1) data collection (2) focus and deepen analysis. The conclusion in this thesis are: (1) One of the pioneer of the symbolic interaction theory, explained that human interaction, mind, self process come from society and social act. Mind, On the cigarette and Health Warning Label (HWL) case, smoker find mind through their interaction with social environment. For them living in the environment or community that many of them are smoker, it is possible if the mind which is created by that interaction process is that cigarette is one of the symbol of friendship, masculine, moreover include in social adhesive in order to the feeling of the their unity on their community. Self, I as the smoker individual may because of me in him or herself who sees that the other smoker is cool person in his or her social structure. The symbol of settle, and moreover often if smoking is close to the thinker, same as coffee and book. In islamic boarding house world, the discussion there is seldom existed without smoke. With smoking, discussion will become enjoy and friendly. Me in a person adopt the interpretations from the result of social environment research fulfilled by the smoker, than the new smoker will exist. I smoker is the reflection from social environment or social community. Socity, That society will tend to see HWL only as a formal setting. To support their opinion, some reason will be made, for instance, the warning is not proven, some smokers are still healthy even though they are already old, and several writers who smoke said that HWL is a conspiracy from medical institution to stop the using of tobacco as cigarette. (2) Beside the effect of quantitative data from Health Warning Label (HWL) toward decreasing amount of smoker as the writer mentioning above, and also many social impacts appear. Under ethics studies, it is usually distinguished between descriptive ethics and normative ethics. Descriptive ethics give a description of moral sense symptom, from the norm and ethical concepts. While normative ethics is not talking again about symptoms, but about what should human do? A label warning in cigarettes is part of normative ethics that reflects concern for the importance of public health.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Uncontrolled Keywords: Iklan rokok; Kesehatan; Cigarette advertisement; Health; Interaksi simbolik
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 302 Social interaction
300 Social sciences > 360 Social services; association > 362 Social welfare problems and services
Divisions: Fakultas Ushuluddin dan Humaniora > Aqidah Filsafat
Additional Information: Advisor: Dr. Abdul Muhayya, MA.; Dr. Zainul Adzfar, M. Ag.
Depositing User: Nur Rohmah
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2016 01:22
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2016 01:22

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