Implementation of Mixed Care Practices in Child Welfare Services Networks in Public State Social Institutions

Pelaksanaan Amalan Penjagaan Campuran dalam Jaringan Perkhidmatan Kebajikan Kanak-kanak di Institusi Sosial Awam Negara

  • Siti Hajar Abdul Rauf Pusat Pengajian Kerja Sosial, Fakulti Sains Sosial Gunaan, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kampus Gong Badak, Terengganu, 21300, Malaysia
  • Siti Hajar Abu Bakar Ah Jabatan Pentadbiran dan Keadilan Sosial, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 50603, Malaysia
  • Haris Abd Wahab Jabatan Pentadbiran dan Keadilan Sosial, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 50603, Malaysia
Keywords: jaringan kebajikan, perkhidmatan kebajikan, kanak-kanak, penjagaan campuran, jaringan sosial, social network, welfare network, welfare services, child, mixed economy of care

Abstract

This article discuss about an effort to map out local child welfare network, in particular, the public institutional social care. The objective of the study is to explore the child welfare network practices implementation. The study which is qualitative in its approach utilised Grounded Theory to gather the data. A series of face-to-face and in-depth interviews have been done among 30 respondents that come from 24 different agencies. The finding show that the operations of the child welfare network system in Malaysia is in conflict with the mixed economy of care approach. The Social Network Development Model was developed to respond to the empirical evidence. This model can be instrumental in developing an integrated child welfare network in Malaysia.

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Published
16-08-2020
How to Cite
Abdul Rauf, S. H., Abu Bakar Ah, S. H., & Abd Wahab, H. (2020). Implementation of Mixed Care Practices in Child Welfare Services Networks in Public State Social Institutions. Journal of Techno Social, 12(1), 60-67. Retrieved from https://publisher.uthm.edu.my/ojs/index.php/JTS/article/view/5961
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