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Sustainable development agenda: the role of local government in Malaysia

Mohamed, Sulzakimin (2013) Sustainable development agenda: the role of local government in Malaysia. Other thesis, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.

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Abstract

Over the past decade in particular, sustainable development has become an important aspect of the construction industries. There are many ways in which sustainability issues can be incorporated into design, construction, operation and deconstruction of buildings. Importantly sustainability represents the link between society and built environment professionals. In relation to that, this study involves a look at the human outlook and interaction with the world in creating the attitudes and philosophies that have led to the violation of nature that has occurred in the past few centuries and which seems to be accelerating in our times. In this study, the focus will be aimed on the role of the Local Governments and how they play their roles and affect the industry. Therefore, this study intends to look into the sustainable development with regards to their practices. Another intended study is to provide an in-depth and better understanding the strength and weaknesses and other relevant factors that promote or hinder the sustainable development. This study is to contribute to the enrichment of knowledge on the role of Local Governments in Sustainable Development. Therefore, this research seeks to find out whether sustainable development is being practiced and seeks to find out what is happening with respect to issues of what and why things are being done with the development of Sustainable Development in Malaysia.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD72-88 Economic development. Development economics. Economic growth
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2014 06:52
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2014 06:52
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5590
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