The Urban migrant future desire : a study of reverse migration in Malaysia / Nur Huzeima Mohd Hussain, Hugh Byrd and Nur Azfahani Ahmad

Nur Huzeima, Mohd Hussain and Byrd, Hugh and Nur Azfahani, Ahmad (2017) The Urban migrant future desire : a study of reverse migration in Malaysia / Nur Huzeima Mohd Hussain, Hugh Byrd and Nur Azfahani Ahmad. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment (MySE), 3 (2). pp. 177-192. ISSN 0128-326X

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Abstract

Globalisation combined with resources of oil and gas hasled to an industrial society in Malaysia. For the past 30 years, rapid urban growth has shifted from 73% rural to 73% urban population. However, the peak oil crisis and economic issues are threatening the growth of urbanisation and influencing the trends of population mobility. This paper documentsthe beginnings of a reverse migration (urban-to-rural) in Malaysia. The method adopted case study that involves questionnaires with the urban migrants to establish the desires, definite intentions and reasons for future migration. Based on this data, it predicts a trend and rate of reverse migration in Malaysia.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Nur Huzeima, Mohd HussainUNSPECIFIED
Byrd, HughUNSPECIFIED
Nur Azfahani, AhmadUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Demography. Population. Vital events > Population geography. Migration
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Demography. Population. Vital events > Population geography. Migration > Migration, Internal
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Demography. Population. Vital events > Population geography. Migration > Migration, Internal > Malaysia
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Demography. Population. Vital events
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment (MySE)
Journal: UiTM Journal > Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment
ISSN: 0128-326X
Volume: 3
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 177-192
Official URL: http://www.myse.my/
Item ID: 29530
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reverse migration, Malaysia, urban migrant, future desire
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29530

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