publication . Article . 2013

Working With Plantation Communities: A Reflection of Social Issues

Abdul Rahman Saili; Jamayah Saili;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2013 Journal: Journal of Educational (issn: 2088-3129, eissn: 2088-3129, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Ahmad Dahlan
Abstract
Abstract The plantation industry in Malaysia is aggressively expanding over the past decade driven by global demands for palm oil as a food staple and more recently bio fuels. The rapid growth in the industry is heavily dependent upon high labour and workforce. Such intensity has carried out social impact on the communities including plantation workers, small holders and their dependents. Therefore, this paper will outline what appear to be never ending issues impetus social problems. Ethnic conflict, fighting, gambling, alcohol abuses are only a few issues that call for immediate multi-action plan from all involved stakeholders. Those issues can be the causes a...
Subjects
free text keywords: plantations, estate communities, social issues, cause and effect, Philosophy. Psychology. Religion, B, Psychology, BF1-990
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