20Jan 2017


  • School of Human Development and Technocommunication, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Jejawi Office, 06200 Jejawi, Arau, Malaysia
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The objective of this study is to examine the Malay female juvenile detainees’ deviant behavior before detention in rehabilitation institution. This study uses quantitative method. There were 41 respondents participated in this critical case study. Hence, data was collected using self-build instrument with 20 items and the reliability of cronbach alpha is 0.715. The finding of this study shows the most frequent deviant behavior elicited according to category were as follows: school vandalism, beating, harassment and sexual harassment. The places of eliciting deviant behaviour according to highest and lowest score; first, during recess hours in classroom, field or hall; near or under the stairs; and in the students’ toilet. Second, during recess hours while taking food. Third, in the classroom while the teacher is teaching. Forth, during recess hour while eating. Fifth, while walking between change of class. Sixth, while walking between to and fro to the praying house; in the classroom before teacher enters the class and while queuing to buy food and seventh, during recess hour while taking food and eating in the canteen. Few unique findings in this study; first, only 1 respondent involved in doing damages to the school’s playground facilities. Second, the area which mostly displayed of deviant behaviour was in the open area. Third, the act of deviant behaviour in classroom while a teacher is teaching and low score on deviant behaviour elicited during recess hour while eating, walking between change of classes, walking between to and fro to the praying house; in the classroom before teacher enters the class; while queuing to buy food, while taking food and eating in the canteen.

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[Junainor Hassan, Salleh Abd Rashid, Hassad Hassan and Siti Norayu Mohd Basir. (2017); DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR ELICITED BEFORE DETENTION BY THE MALAY FEMALE JUVENILE DETAINEES IN REHABILITATION CENTER Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 849-856] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Junainor Hassan


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2824       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2824

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