Profiling Phase of Bako Peninsula Residents


  • Aisyah Abu Bakar International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Mariana Mohamed Osman International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Syahriah Bachok International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia



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 future development of Bako Peninsula.

Keywords: Social Impact Assessment, Profiling Phase, Bako Peninsula.

eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.





How to Cite

Abu Bakar, A., Mohamed Osman, M., & Bachok, S. (2018). Profiling Phase of Bako Peninsula Residents. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 3(10), 104-112.




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