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Social impact assessment: how do the public help and why do they matter?

Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Abu Bakar, Aisyah and Bachok, Syahriah and Zen, Ismawi (2015) Social impact assessment: how do the public help and why do they matter? In: Asian Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies , 25-27 August 2014, Seoul, South Korea.

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Abstract

In the era of urban regeneration, among many challenges faced by the policy makers is to engage the local community in planning processes. Among many action plans involving the local community is Social Impact Assessment (SIA). The research aimed to underline issues discovered during the profiling phase of the SIA process conducted in Bako Peninsula. The methodology of the research is case study and survey questionnaire. The research discovered issues attributed to social trends and cultural diversity of residents. The findings influenced the next step of the SIA process and forthcoming development of Bako Peninsula.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3833/43071 -Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 170 ( 2015 ) 70 – 77 -doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.016 -ISBN 1877-0428
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social impact assessment; profiling phase
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Mariana Mohamed Osman
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2015 15:55
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2015 09:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43071

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