Zurinah Tahir

Zurinah Tahir
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm

PhD

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Publications (43)
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Buku ini telah menggariskan cabaran yang dihadapi oleh bandar pintar ubiquitous (U-City) berbanding dengan bandar bertemakan teknologi yang lain. Nilai teknologi ‘ubiquitous’ seperti ubiq pengkomputeran, ubiq penjaringan, dan ubiq urbanisme adalah semakin penting dan perlu dikembangkan kepada pemahaman masyarakat umum. Demi niat sedemikian, buku in...
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Mindfulness in Islam is akin to muqarabah, which refers to an individual’s practices in a situation where he has completely surrendered himself to Allah SWT, which is reflected in the calmness, peacefulness and awareness evident in him after doing so. According to Islam, prayers (solat) affect a person’s mental health. The word “solat” originates f...
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Rural youth development must be exposed to the genuine intents and goals of the country's rural development direction in guiding the rural youth. As a result, this study seeks to find Local Champions (LC) support for rural development policies through the Rural Business Champions (RBC) lens. This study uses parallel mixed methods. The findings show...
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Pelancongan adalah suatu kajian manusia yang bertentangan dengan habitat semula jadi mereka serta penglibatan industri yang bertindak balas kepada keperluan mereka, dan memberi kesan ke atas diri mereka dan industri itu daripada sudut sosiobudaya,ekonomi dan persekitaran. Sesuatu kawasan pelancongan tersebut tidak akan berjalan dengan lancar sekira...
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This chapter explores the relationship between a smart city and citizenship in Malaysia through text and thematic analysis of the recently launched Malaysia Smart City Framework (MSCF). This first MSCF top-down document functions as a guideline and assists in coordinating silo developments by local authorities. As this is the first attempt by autho...
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Consequent to the declaration of achieving the SDGs by UN in 2016, most of the countries with capitalism politics have chosen to adopt the tool of 'smart urbanism' in gearing for national development. However, research shows that most of the countries, including Malaysia, are not on the right track. Thus, this paper aims to examine other alternativ...
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Social innovation is a driver for change and a solution for social challenges. Literature review shows the difficulties in defining, identifying and measuring social innovation especially in rural community development. However, given the emerging social innovation in rural communities, this article aims to measure social innovation based on the Un...
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The understanding of urban safety assessments is somewhat confusing, and conflicting conclusions often arise between international and local discourse. Observing the city of Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia, foreign discourse evaluates KL as a ‘medium low-safe city’ (below average). However, local discourse sees KL as a safe city that is highly suitable...
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Crime is a manifestation of incivility that society attempts to curb, yet faces enormous challenges, as crime is a by-product of urbanization and human advancement. As more agglomeration of the population in cities around the globe, humankind's safety from being threatened by crime needed to be safeguard to sustain everyday living in cities. Humans...
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Pembangunan merupakan antara salah satu sektor terpenting bagi memacu kemajuan negara disebabkan oleh taraf hidup masyarakat dinilai berdasarkan pembangunan sesebuah kawasan. Pembangunan pembandaran menerusi projek mega yang berlaku secara pesat ini telah memberi kesan limpahan dalam bentuk perubahan tanah serta aspek sosio-ekonomi, persekitaran fi...
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Sektor perniagaan Industri Kecil dan Sederhana (IKS) dianggap penting memandangkan ia memberikan sumbangan yang besar kepada pendapatan ekonomi negara sekali gus melahirkan usahawan muda berjaya. Usahawan muda yang berjaya bukan sahaja mencipta perniagaan baru malahan meningkatkan peluang pekerjaan dan sebagainya. Kejayaan usahawan muda dalam bidan...
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This is an appendix on the observation on e-services (websites) of Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), Malaysia. To cite this document: Boon, L. S., Malek., J. A., Hussain, M. Y., & Tahir, Z. (2020). Participation in EGovernment Services and Smart City Programs: A Case Study of Malaysian Local Authority. Planning Malaysia Journal, 18(3), 300–312. ht...
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Public participation is gaining popularity in local governance practices where the involvement of the public in the decision-making process is essential in promoting good governance concepts. However, local authorities are facing challenges in guiding public involvement in e-government services such as smart city programmes. Hence, this paper aimed...
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Artikel ini membincangkan mengenai faedah keterlibatan dalam e-sukan terhadap belia. Umum mengetahui bahawa belia adalah golongan yang paling ramai terlibat di dalam industri e-sukan di seluruh dunia. Penglibatan belia yang ramai ini semestinya didorong oleh beberapa faktor penyebab seperti minat dalam permainan video, pengaruh rakan sebaya dan mer...
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ABSTRAK Kajian ini cuba memahami sejauh mana perbezaan yang wujud antara wacana antarabangsa dan tempatan dalam menilai bandar selamat Kuala Lumpur (KL), dan apa aspek yang boleh dipelajari daripada wacana kedua-dua pihak. Bab ini mengguna pakai kaedah kajian kes yang berpandukan jadual matriks perbandingan dan analisis statistik deskriptif. Hasil...
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Issue on football fans in not new, since decades many researches has been debate on it. Hooliganism, violence and aggression always fall into the debates. Although Malaysia national football team is not on top ranking of the world, but the local league has big supporters here. They are numbers of fans involved with misbehavior while at the stadium....
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Lack of understanding across the global north and global south, and with the need for alternative development paths in smart urbanism discourse are issues highlighted by recent smart urbanism research. Therefore, this paper aims to comprehend the trends of smart urbanism across contrasting geographies and to learn about the alternative direction of...
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Ecosystem services have rarely been discussed in the same framework with modern environmentalism. Therefore, understanding the interactions and relationship between ecosystem services and modern environmentalism was little to be known. We conducted a review of studies that aims to understand the relationship and interaction between ecosystem servic...
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Of the three major actors in smart cities, citizens have the most ambiguous roles, unlike the government which is the clear decision-maker, and the private technological players which are obviously supposed to provide state-of-the-art technologies to smart cities. Evidently, the possession of ambiguous characteristics or vague roles can result in t...
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Of the three major actors in smart cities, citizens have the most ambiguous roles, unlike the government which is the clear decision-maker, and the private technological players which are obviously supposed to provide state-of-the-art technologies to smart cities. Evidently, the possession of ambiguous characteristics or vague roles can result in t...
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Purpose-This paper aims to examine which political paths, between capitalism, social democracy or ecological democracy, should the smart urbanism movement follow in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Design/methodology/approach-This study applied a document analysis design on the stakeholders' literature such as the news med...
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Citizen participation is a much contested and conflicting term, whereby the general consensus highlighted its value for a democratic society. However, various complex issues regarding its understanding and implementation from power holders and citizens alike are abundant in practice. Therefore, this paper aims to make sense of the issues of citizen...
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The use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology has become the focus of sustainable urban development in solving various planning and management issues. The use of GIS is crucial in providing information and spatial data in the decision-making process for planning and implementing sustainable development agenda. This study aimed to review...
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Recently, the governors of technology-driven smart cities have been criticised for ignoring their citizens and limiting the role of the general public to being passive users. Even though the goal of realising citizen centricity has been embodied in the visions of most smart cities, it has remained to be a rhetorical notion. This paper was aimed to...
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The concept of gated community housing is a feature of contemporary housing development. Housing developers promote this concept through an emphasis on security in gated housing. House owners today favour fenced-in residences, not only for their homes, but also for the entire housing development, including recreational areas and other facilities. T...
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The concept of gated community housing is a feature of contemporary housing development. Housing developers promote this concept through an emphasis on security in gated housing. House owners today favour fenced-in residences, not only for their homes, but also for the entire housing development, including recreational areas and other facilities. T...
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While certain smart cities are lauded to be citizen-centric, they are actually not so in practice. Most cities clearly lack a conceptual understanding of the ideal characteristics of its citizens and their involvement in public life. Thus, the objective of this paper was two-fold – to identify the desired characteristics of the citizens of citizen-...
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Local government performance is frequently interpreted through stakeholders’ satisfaction measured by statistical analyses. Apart from testing the relationship, the perception of satisfaction on services provided is further influenced by the degree of expectation being met, and understanding the customer behaviour. Thus, this study attempts to expl...
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Local government performance is frequently interpreted through stakeholders’ satisfaction measured by statistical analyses. Apart from testing the relationship, the perception of satisfaction on services provided is further influenced by the degree of expectation being met, and understanding the customer behaviour. Thus, this study attempts to expl...
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Recently the technology-driven smart city initiatives have been criticised for ignoring the citizen and placing them as passive user role. Furthermore, to realise the citizen-centric goal is still a rhetoric term although being lauded in most of the smart city vision. This paper proposes citizen participation as one of the tools to realise the citi...
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A smart city is one that is highly developed, innovative, environment-friendly, and incorporates relevant aspects of the economy, technology, mobility, quality of life and other aspects that contribute to the well-being of its residents. To achieve the status of a smart city, several requirements, criteria or indicators need to be considered. Strat...
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A smart city is one that is highly developed, innovative, environment-friendly, and incorporates relevant aspects of the economy, technology, mobility, quality of life and other aspects that contribute to the well-being of its residents. To achieve the status of a smart city, several requirements, criteria or indicators need to be considered. Strat...

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The goal of this project is to build a model and to suggest policies for citizen-centric smart cities in Malaysia.