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Development pressure in South West District of Penang: Issues and implications

Ngah, Kamarudin and Abdul Rahman, Mohd Fitri and Md. Zan, Zainal and Zakaria, Zaherawati (2015) Development pressure in South West District of Penang: Issues and implications. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 211. pp. 429-436. ISSN 1877-0428

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Urban land use is one of the main subjects in a town's physical development or a town's analytical research and deemed crucial in planning and controlling urban development. Nevertheless, rapid increase in urban population also means high demands on urban land. Drastic pressure of development has changed the pattern of land use in this area and some projects even go the extent of going against the state policies particularly the State Structure Plan and Local Plan. This article attempts to evaluate the changes affecting land use as well as to suggest suitable recommendations which can facilitate more comprehensive planning.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 2nd Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences (GCBSS-2015) on “Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Management and Society”, 17- 18 September, 2015, Bali, Indonesia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Kamarudin Ngah
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2016 09:07
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2016 09:07
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/17004

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