DETERMINANTS, NEED ASSESSMENT AND SOLUTIONS OF YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN MALAYSIA

Parveen, Kaur and Arif, Jawaid and Mohd Sohaimi, Esa and Muhammad Akram, Somroo and M. Ikram, Ul Haq (2020) DETERMINANTS, NEED ASSESSMENT AND SOLUTIONS OF YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN MALAYSIA. Elementary Education Online, 19 (4). pp. 3799-3816. ISSN 1305 3515

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Abstract

Homelessness is a global phenomenon that brings tyrannical consequences to the society. The purposes of this study are to investigate the determinants of youth homelessness, the needs of homeless youth population and probable solutions in solving this issue. Mixed method (including Qualitative and quantitative approaches) is applied in collecting the data and information. Convenience sampling and purposive sampling method are employed in selecting the samples. There are seven homeless respondents and ten volunteers participated in this research. The determinants of youth homelessness from the perspective of homeless youth and volunteers were investigated. Besides, the needs of homeless youth were studied. The framework and solutions in addressing youth homelessness were analyzed in the discussion. Researcher had come out with few recommendations in enhancing and modifying the framework in addressing this issue.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Youth, Homelessness, Determinants, Needs, Probable Solutions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Depositing User: Tekat
Date Deposited: 24 May 2021 01:25
Last Modified: 24 May 2021 01:25
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/35326

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