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Impacts of coastal reclamation to the quality of life: Tanjung Tokong community, Penang

Mohd Nadzir, Nadzhirah and Ibrahim, Mansor and Mansor, Mazlina (2014) Impacts of coastal reclamation to the quality of life: Tanjung Tokong community, Penang. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 153 (1). pp. 159-168. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

It is believed that the impacts of coastal reclamation to the coastal community have usually been overlooked. This paper presents the impacts of coastal reclamation to the quality of life of Tanjung Tokong’s community. The questionnaire survey data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS), and the interview was content analyzed. The results show only three variable, influenced quality of life the most. Flash flood and traffic congestion negatively correlated with quality of life while health positively correlated with quality of life. It recommended that the coastal reclamation process should consider any temporary and permanent negative impact to the community.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5208/39393
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coastal areas; Coastal reclamation; Quality of life; Social impacts
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H10 Societies
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Asst. Prof. Dr. Mazlina Mansor
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2014 11:37
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 12:19
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39393

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