The Empowerment of Social Capital in the Malay Traditional Settelement
Good social capital development allows for discussions to explore what make a self-sustaining settlement by the locals. This kind of discussions includes the opportunity to speak out and to be part of a development process that involved in the local settlement. However, many issues have been identified towards making sustainable community developments a success, especially in settlement with a high heritage values. This paper seeks to devise solutions to issues identified with regard to development occurred in Kuala Terengganu. Knowledge of these issues may provide a useful guide for future social capital developments in a place with high heritage values.
Keywords: sustainability; social capital; local community, heritage, traditional settlement
eISSN 2514-751X © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.