Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees

Youth is the main driving force of development. They should be given the opportunity to voice their opinions and engaged in policy making decisions.As one of the stakeholders, they need to be involved in governance at some levels of the nation’s administration, not only to meet the needs of develop...

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Main Authors: Abdullah, Siti Alida John, Yeon, Asmah Laili, Arshad, Rozita, Azhar, Alias, Ayub, Zainal Amin
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spelling my.uum.repo.182142016-06-26T08:31:56Z http://repo.uum.edu.my/18214/ Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees Abdullah, Siti Alida John Yeon, Asmah Laili Arshad, Rozita Azhar, Alias Ayub, Zainal Amin HD28 Management. Industrial Management Youth is the main driving force of development. They should be given the opportunity to voice their opinions and engaged in policy making decisions.As one of the stakeholders, they need to be involved in governance at some levels of the nation’s administration, not only to meet the needs of development in accordance with their wishes but also to prepare them as future leaders of the country.Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the extent of the opportunity to engage youth in decision-making processes at the grassroots level of the Village Development and Security Committee (JKKK) and also the awareness of JKKK members on youth’s involvement in decision making.Data was gathered by distributing 752 questionnaires to JKKK in Peninsular Malaysia.Descriptive statistics were used to report on the findings.The findings show a moderate involvement of youth in JKKK and high levels of awareness among the respondents regarding the need for youth involvement in decision-making. College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia 2015 Article PeerReviewed application/pdf en http://repo.uum.edu.my/18214/1/JGD%2011%20%201%20%202015%20%2097-111.pdf Abdullah, Siti Alida John and Yeon, Asmah Laili and Arshad, Rozita and Azhar, Alias and Ayub, Zainal Amin (2015) Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees. Journal of Governance and Development, 11 (1). pp. 97-111. ISSN 2289-4756 http://www.jgd.uum.edu.my/index.php/current/96-abstract/334-abstract-6-vol-11-issue-1
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topic HD28 Management. Industrial Management
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Abdullah, Siti Alida John
Yeon, Asmah Laili
Arshad, Rozita
Azhar, Alias
Ayub, Zainal Amin
Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees
description Youth is the main driving force of development. They should be given the opportunity to voice their opinions and engaged in policy making decisions.As one of the stakeholders, they need to be involved in governance at some levels of the nation’s administration, not only to meet the needs of development in accordance with their wishes but also to prepare them as future leaders of the country.Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the extent of the opportunity to engage youth in decision-making processes at the grassroots level of the Village Development and Security Committee (JKKK) and also the awareness of JKKK members on youth’s involvement in decision making.Data was gathered by distributing 752 questionnaires to JKKK in Peninsular Malaysia.Descriptive statistics were used to report on the findings.The findings show a moderate involvement of youth in JKKK and high levels of awareness among the respondents regarding the need for youth involvement in decision-making.
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author Abdullah, Siti Alida John
Yeon, Asmah Laili
Arshad, Rozita
Azhar, Alias
Ayub, Zainal Amin
author_facet Abdullah, Siti Alida John
Yeon, Asmah Laili
Arshad, Rozita
Azhar, Alias
Ayub, Zainal Amin
author_sort Abdullah, Siti Alida John
title Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees
title_short Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees
title_full Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees
title_fullStr Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees
title_full_unstemmed Governance and youth development: Experiences of the village development and security committees
title_sort governance and youth development: experiences of the village development and security committees
publisher College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia
publishDate 2015
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