Memperkasa geografi manusia di Malaysia: Isu dan cabaran

Amriah Buang, (2007) Memperkasa geografi manusia di Malaysia: Isu dan cabaran. e-BANGI: Jurnal Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan, 2 (2). p. 23. ISSN 1823-884x


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This article articulates issues and challenges that are confronting the discipline of Geography, in particular, Human Geography, in Malaysia’s higher education. Preceded by a brief survey of the predicament in other countries in order to drive home the point that Malaysia is not unique in this matter, four main areas of empowerment issues and challenges are highlighted, namely: (i) Defending the unity of identity of Geography as a coherent and separate discipline in higher education; (ii) Ensuring the institutional survival of Geography in higher education; (iii) Ensuring the visibility of geographers’ role as public intellectuals; and (iv) Fostering the internationalization of Malaysia’s Human Geography. Outlining steps of empowerment in accordance with the issues and challenges identified constitutes the rest of the article

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Geography; Human Geoegraphy; Identity; Survival; Empowerment
Journal:e-Bangi ; Jurnal Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan
ID Code:1529
Deposited By: Ms. Nor Ilya Othman
Deposited On:27 May 2011 01:40
Last Modified:14 Dec 2016 06:29

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