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Human interdependency for sustainable well-being: structural invariance across settlement areas

Abu Bakar, Aisyah and Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Bachok, Syahriah and Hitam, Mizan and Abdullah, Alias (2018) Human interdependency for sustainable well-being: structural invariance across settlement areas. Planning Malaysia, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2018 (1). 281 -293. ISSN 1675-6215

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Abstract

This survey research examined the underlying structure of subjective sustainable well-being (SSWB) discovered in the relationships of (i) Human Interdependence with other Humans (HIH), (ii) Human Interdependence with the Environment (HIE), and (iii) subjective well-being (SWB). The objectives of the empirical analysis were (i) to assess the causal relationship between human interdependence and SWB which instituted the SSWB structural model, and (ii) to evaluate the settlement areas-invariant of the causal structure of SSWB. The data was collected from self-reported questionnaires administered to 4315 working Malaysians. The findings of the structural equation modelling supported the adequacy of SSWB. The results also found that settlement areas, in particular the urban, sub-urban and rural areas, appeared to moderate the structural relationships of SSWB.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3833/66321
Uncontrolled Keywords: subjective sustainable well-being, human interdependency
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: 02 Oct 2018 17:05
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2018 17:05
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66321

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