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Coastal reclamation impacts to the quality of life: Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Nadzir, Nadzhirah and Ibrahim, Mansor and Mansor, Mazlina (2018) Coastal reclamation impacts to the quality of life: Tanjung Tokong, Penang. Asian Journal of Quality of Life (AjQoL), 3 (9 (Jan/Feb)). pp. 57-67. E-ISSN 2398-4279

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The impacts of coastal reclamation to the coastal community have usually been overlooked. This paper presents the impacts of coastal reclamation on 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 the 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 on the community.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5208/61834
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coastal Areas; Coastal reclamation; Quality of life; Social Impacts.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT51 Human settlements. Communities
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: 02 Feb 2018 17:18
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2018 17:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61834

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