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Local residents’ perception on socio-economic impact of Iskandar Malaysia: an example of urban regeneration program in Malaysia

Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Bachok, Syahriah and Rabe, Noor Suzilawati (2015) Local residents’ perception on socio-economic impact of Iskandar Malaysia: an example of urban regeneration program in Malaysia. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 170 (2015). pp. 58-69. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

One of the urban regeneration programme to promote for urbanization and economic growth in Malaysia is through the implementation of regional economic development policies and strategies. This paper discusses the strength and potential of Iskandar Malaysia development from the regional development perspectives, Iskandar Malaysia contribution towards the socio-economic development and analyse the local people’s perceived socio-economic impacts of Iskandar Malaysia development. Review on secondary and data collection on primary data were done to achieve objectives in the study. The study found that more cooperation and attention from the local authorities,stakeholders and public is needed to ensure urban regeneration through programme can be successfully implemented in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3833/42649
Uncontrolled Keywords: Regional development; regional economic development; perceived impacts; Iskandar Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF1021 Commercial geography. Economic geography
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
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: leenawati razali
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2015 11:52
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2015 09:52
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/42649

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