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Exploring the state of economic well-being among urban Malay civil servants: a qualitative study

Mohamed Harith, Nor Hafizah and Md. Noon, Hazizan (2015) Exploring the state of economic well-being among urban Malay civil servants: a qualitative study. In: Asia Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies, AicE-Bs2015, 30 August- 04 September 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

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This research aims to explore how the economic well-being affects the subjective well-being (SWB) among the selected respondents who live in the major cities in the Klang Valley, Malaysia. Adopting the Allard's dimensions of welfare, this study explores the subjective meaning of life satisfaction among the administrative personnel of a Malaysian university, namely Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Sixteen key informants from four different categories of administrative staff of the University’s main campus in Shah Alam, Selangor were engaged in the researchers’ in-depth interviews. The main findings of this research have shown that the responses centred around the different coping abilities adopted by the urban Malay civil servants to survive life in the urban areas.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 225/49510
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economic well-being; Subjective well-being ; Urban Malay civil servants; Malaysian quality of life (MQLI)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
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 Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hazizan Md. Noon
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2019 15:07
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2019 15:07
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49510

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