The influencing factors on place attachment in neighborhood of Kampung Melayu

W. M. Lestari, R. Jachrizal Sumabrata

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Abstract

Place attachment on neighborhood differs according to place characteristics and person characteristics. By dividing the research area of Kelurahan Kampung Melayu into flood area and non-flood area, this research aims at analyzing place attachment on neighborhood and analyzing factors influencing the place attachment. This research using quantitative approach using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). Self-administered questionnaires using likert scale were distributed randomly to 400 residents. Result of the research shows that residents tend to have place attachment to their neighborhood. Factors influencing place attachment on residents born in the neighborhood with length of stay 10 years or longer and having house are family factor for residents living in non-flood area and physical factor as well as social factor for residents in flood area. This research concludes that place attachment on neighborhood is formed because dimension of place is interpreted not merely physically but also socially, namely the existence of family ties and social relationship with people in the neighborhood.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012190
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume126
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2018
Event4th International Conference on Friendly City 2017 - Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
Duration: 11 Oct 201712 Oct 2017

Keywords

  • Kampung Melayu
  • neighborhood
  • place attachment

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