The Concept of Institution of Orphanages in Malaysia

  • Azlini binti Chik Fakulti Sains Sosial Gunaan, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
  • Siti Hajar Binti Abdul Rauf Fakulti Sains Sosial Gunaan, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
  • Lukman @ Zawawi Bin Mohamad Fakulti Sains Sosial Gunaan, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
Keywords: institutionalisation, institutional care, orphanages, poor child

Abstract

Each country has different views and definitions of orphanage. The purpose of this study was to clarify the concept of poor orphanage based on previous studies and propose a clear definition of orphanage in Malaysia under the Care Centers Act 1993. Secondary data were collected by studying past and present studies abroad related to the concept of orphanage. The findings show that each country has a different definition of this orphanage.

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Published
2020-01-30
How to Cite
Chik, A., Abdul Rauf, S. H., & Mohamad, L. @ Z. (2020). The Concept of Institution of Orphanages in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 5(1), 40 - 45. Retrieved from https://msocialsciences.com/index.php/mjssh/article/view/342
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