11 June 2013
SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN MALAYSIA by Nursyafawaty Binti Abd Rahman
A report submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of achieving Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang. November, 2009. http://umpir.ump.edu.my.
This study is about social impact assessment in urban development in Malaysia. Inthis study, social impact assessment is described and discussed. Social impactassessment is defined as the process of identifying the future consequences of acurrent or proposed action which are related to individuals, organizations and socialmacro-systems''. In the cities of developing countries, the city's center is grown, sothis is where for certain projects; impact on people can be by far the most importantconsideration. In such cases, a social impact assessment (SIA) is carried out as a partof the process. The study of Social Impact Assessment in Urban Development isbeen carried out in Malaysia. Questionnaire is distributed to the consultant firm,contractor and also government firm for this study. The objective of this study is toassess the way SIA has been used in the past, to consider how social impactassessment in urban development could be improved and to highlight best practicerecommendations and general principals of social impact assessment that are relevantfor urban development. As conclusion, social impact assessment is important to theurban development in Malaysia. The Social Impact assessment in Malaysia can beimproved to prevent the negative impacts.