A Mixed-Method Research on Recreation Space for Youth in Malaysia

Authors

  • Dasimah Omar Faculty of Architecture Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Kamarul Ariff Omar Faculty of Architecture Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Zaharah Mohd Yusoff Faculty of Architecture Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Fazzami Othman

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5iSI2.2518

Abstract

This research applied a mixed-methods analysis of the recreation space for youth in Malaysian urban and rural areas applying both the qualitative and quantitative approach. For qualitative research, four (4) focus group discussions (FGD) with 24 youth and 22 stakeholders have conducted while for quantitative research, a total of 800 youth selected as respondents. The quantitative research questionnaire based on the outcome of the FGD. The results found that the provision of recreational space in urban and rural areas including location, adequacy ratio, current condition, proximity, accessibility and level of maintenance required to reviewed for improvement.

Keywords: Youth, Space, Qualitative, Quantitative

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). 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.

DOI: https://doi.org/ 10.21834/ebpj.v5iSI2.2518.

Published

2020-12-27

How to Cite

Omar, D. ., Omar, K. A. ., Mohd Yusoff, Z. ., & Othman, F. . (2020). A Mixed-Method Research on Recreation Space for Youth in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(SI2), 63-66. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5iSI2.2518

Issue

Section

Leisure / Recreational / Sports Environment

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